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Intro­duc­tion to Machine Knit­ting — Part-time

Course outline

This course is perfect for any beginner who has never used a knitting machine or would like to refresh their machine knitting skills.

This short course will introduce you to machine knitting.

You will learn the basics of machine knitting, and experiment with yarns, be introduced to range of stitches to explore design, texture and weight. You will also learn the basics of how to use a knitting machine to create a variety of structures, textures and patterns using the colleges specialist knitwear machines. You will then use these skills to produce a scarf.

By the end of the six week course, you will produce your own range of samples to take home

You can expect a friendly and inclusive atmosphere with excellent tutor teaching. You will gain new knowledge and skills in sewing and have opportunities to develop your creativity.

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Stoney Street

Start: Tuesday 8th November 2022

End: Tuesday 13th December 2022

Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Day: Tuesday

Tuition fee: £48.75

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C039025 / Q039026


College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

None, but you must be aged 19+.

Teaching & assessment

No formal assessment.


You can continue onto further adult courses in Fashion and Textiles.