Class Set

Machine Knitting Essentials 4-Class Set


Item: W0920E


Join two expert instructors as you learn machine knitting skills and complete big projects faster than ever! Learn the basics of your machine, manage bobbins and troubleshoot problems, incorporate hand-manipulated stitches, and lastly, make a custom-designed sweater in just hours.

For a more detailed summary of each class included in this set, see the “Classes Included” tab below.

NOTE: After purchase, all individual classes within this set will be made available in your Craftsy account. You will be able to enjoy your purchased classes within your library anytime without losing access.

Classes Included

Machine Knitting: Essential Techniques (2h 10m)
Take the mystery out of machine knitting and work big projects faster than ever! Join longtime instructor Susan Guagliumi and learn how to use a knitting machine with must-have skills. During class, Susan will guide you through the basics of how machines work and help you get started by casting on, checking tension and adding new yarns. For great shaping in all your garments, you’ll also see how to work matching increases, decreases and short rows. Want to add intriguing embellishments with your machine? You’ll discover how to work gorgeous stitch patterns, ribbing and even cables in your projects. Plus, you’ll learn to troubleshoot common mistakes and get great pointers to help prevent them in the first place.

Special Techniques for Machine Knitting: Color & Texture (2h 21m)
Learn to add texture and color to your machine knitting projects using hand-manipulation techniques and a garter bar alongside machine knitting instructor Susan Guagliumi. From intarsia and entrelac to garter stitch, you’ll pick up the skills to manage bobbins, troubleshoot problems and create beautiful, multicolored designs.

Machine Knitting: Hand-Manipulated Stitches (2h 39m)
Broaden your machine knitting know-how and unleash your creative potential! Join longtime instructor Susan Guagliumi and discover how to customize your knits with high-end texture and colorwork using hand-manipulated stitches.

Machine Knitting: Sweater Basics (1h 26m)
Make a custom-designed sweater in hours – not weeks! Join designer Renée Callahan and master the basics of machine knitting as she guides you step by step through creating a sweater.

Your Instructors

Susan Guagliumi
In Susan Guagliumi’s 25+ year career in the machine knitting industry, she’s represented three well-known knitting machine companies. Most recently, she acted as education director for Studio by White Knitting Machines. During those years, Susan oversaw all dealer education, consumer publications, videos and workshops. As a designer, her garment patterns and technical articles have appeared in machine knitting magazines such as Machine Knitters’ Source and hand knitting magazines such as Vogue Knitting. Susan is also the author of the ever-popular reference book Hand-Manipulated Stitches for Machine Knitters.

Renée Callahan
Renée Callahan started her career as a knitwear designer after studying fashion design at Central Saint Martins college in London, where she currently resides. Her easy-to-knit patterns have a modern aesthetic and are made to last. She also teaches a variety of classes and workshops for both hand and machine knitting, and loves seeing new knitters take to the needles.

Bonus Materials

Each class in this set comes with a helpful downloadable PDF that will add to the fun and success of each class. In total, you will gain access to 4 PDFs containing  57 pages of content, which you can view online anytime or print out to reference.

Patterns and Resources

Special Techniques for Machine Knitting: Color and Texture - Supplies and Resources

Machine Knitting: Hand-Manipulated Stitches - Patterns - Updated Nov 15 2016

Machine Knitting: Sweater Basics - Supplies and Worksheets