These classes are designed for you to learn a number of more intermediate level knitting techniques with plenty of time to practise and experiment. The intermediate class builds upon the base knowledge learnt in the beginners class.
There are several different intermediate level classes:
- FAIR ISLE/JACQUARD (patterns)
Using punchcard jacquard patterns
Distorting and being creative with patterns
- TUCK & CABLING (3D knit structures)
Using punchcard tuck patterns
Distorting Tuck patterns
Cabling (single bed)
- WOVEN KNITS (Weaving in and E-Wrapping)
Using punchcard weaving patterns
Experimental weaving with different yarns and materials
Learning the principals of E-Wrapping
Using punchcard E-Wrapping patterns
- RIBBING ATTACHMENT (double bed)
Learning the basics of casting on, ribbing and transferring
Within each individual class you will create a range of samples to take away with you and learn from.
For the Intermediate classes, learners need to have attended the Beginners class or have sufficient knowledge in using the knitting machine, its operations and want to learn more.
The machines used for the classes will be Brother knitting machines. All equipment and yarns will be provided, along with technical notes with instructions to go with your class.
See class dates for the next timetabled workshops.