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Machine knitting

Metropolitan is offering introduction workshops to those who would like to learn to knit with knitting machine!

See you in HEART (Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre)!

Hand Knitting Machine. A knitting machine is a device used to create knitted fabrics in a

Methods and Techniques:

from begining to finished outfit

Machine knitting workshop

Starter level

14.10.2023 from 1pm - 4pm

11.11.2023. from 1pm - 4pm

09.12.2023. from 1pm - 4pm

(no previous experience needed)


Yarn, tools and Brother knitting machines provided

during workshop


Using a knitting machine, you will learn the following:
- cast on
(e-wrap, cord cast on, weaving method);
- plain knitting;
- knitting with 2 and more colours;
- making hem (plain hem using pick up stitch method);
- using essential tools and accessories;
- increasing and decreasing stitches with a transfer tool;
- increasing and decreasing stitches at the edges;

- shaping fabric;

- knitting with punchcards;
- fixing mistakes (picking up dropped stitches, unravelling);
- cast off

Image by Katsia Jazwinska


HEART is a beautiful place where people can come and spend time, meet new people, participate in various events, hire a space for events, and enjoy marvellous food, daily specials, and a varied selection of drinks in the Assembly Bar & Kitchen!

HEART is located in a unique, atmospheric building with its magic around the arts and crafts!

Headingley Enterprise & Arts Centre, Bennett Rd, Leeds LS6 3HN.

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