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Our PDF Downloads deliver excellent instruction through a range of machine knit techniques that can be applied to contemporary fashion. Each of our Downloads teaches both the basics and then moves through to advanced techniques. Whatever your level you can acquire inventive and unique ideas in knit design.

Learn Fabulous Fair Isles for Machine Knit

This Download includes: Getting started. The principle of Fair Isle colour changing technique in contemporary colour ways 5 unique scarves from 1 punchcard Pattern, punchcard and detailed instructions for Mens sweater Pattern punchcard and detailed instructions for Womens cardi   Complete…

Texture Trio – Machine knit pattern for Chunky 3GG

This Download includes: 3 patterns for stunning knitted textures, detailed step by step instructions with high quality images and patterns for a throw and 3 different size cushions. These items were made on CHUNKY 3gg domestic knitting machinery. You can easily modify the design…

Christmas Socks

  This download comes with a FREE ‘Baubles and Mini Stockings’ pattern! This Download includes: 2 patterns for socks, detailed step by step instructions with high quality images, jacquard punchcard pattern and examples of design variations.  These socks were made on standard…

Love Gloves

This Download includes: Pattern for gloves, detailed step by step instructions with high quality images and stripe, shape and jacquard punchcard design variations.  These gloves were made on standard 5gg domestic knitting machinery. You can easily modify the design to make, for instance…

Make His & Hers Sweaters

This Download includes: Patterns Ribs Shaping Neckline Folded hem neckline Sewing and finishing These garments were made on standard 5gg domestic knitting machinery. The sweaters were knitted on tension 6, but this is only a guide as machine tensions may…

Learn Inventive Intarsia for Machine Knit

This Download includes: Getting started. Argyle. Novelty. Floral. Abstract. Tone on Tone. Complete tutorial to Intarsia knitting on the knitting machine with visual material for inspiration. All designs are worked on standard gauge single bed machinery. http://www.youtube.com/user/knit1designcourses?feature=watch Please Note: You are…

Make 5 Star Styles

This Download includes: The patterns and step-by-step instructions to make 5 pieces, a Stylish Sweater, Cowl, Scarf, Bobble Hat and a Pooch Sweater. The pattern can be modified to suit you! Very easy to make. Knitted on a 5G Brother Machine. We used…

Learn Contemporary Cables for Machine Knit

This Download includes: Basic cabling, 2, 3 and bigger st cables and plaits. Travelling cables and plaits. Cables with purl sts. Double cable, oxo cable, pointelle cable, giant cable. Very open holding cam cable. Applique cables. How to change the direction of cables…

Learn Curves and Contours

This Download includes: Godets. Short row circular sections. Fashion inspiration. Decorative fashioning. Pointelle and closed fashioning. Sock heel technique. Bust shaping. Darts. Short row darts. Oval or Ellipse shape. Shaped insets. All worked on standard gauge single bed machinery “Contours Fashioning…

Learn Creative Techniques

This Download includes: 2 projects in ‘ribbon work’ for designer knitwear. Woven silk fabric with knit wrap. Nylon net with knit, futuristic bodice. Chiffon with knit. Random shapes knitted together for a contour bodice. Precision knit fully fashion bodice in graphic…

Learn Industrial Machine Knit

This Download Includes: This is everything you need to know to start using your Industrial V-Bed. Detailed information for the use of Universal, Stoll and Dubied machines. Care and maintenance. Feeders and stoppers. Basic cam system. Tensions explained. Yarn counts.…

Learn Manipulated Pointelle for Machine Knit

This Download includes: Transferring stitches, basic fully fashioning. Scallop edge. How to make pointelles in square, diamond and circle shapes. How to make these into repeat patterns. Diagonal lines. Zigzag/chevron patterns. Giant eyelets, 2,3,4,5, st. Holding cam techniques to make slashes. Graphic…

Learn Impactive Jacquards for Machine Knit

This Download includes: How to knit jacquard, graphic 2 jacquards. Manipulate design with card lock lever, colour changing. Mirroring, single motif, intarsia method, breaking stripes with pattern. Tuck stitch, slip stitch, mosaics, engineering the pattern. Manipulation of fabric, single colour textural…

Learn Modern Stripes for Machine Knit

This Download includes: Great stripe combinations in 2, 3 and multi colours. Ombre stripe, blurring, weaving, breaking and curving a stripe. Short row techniques, diagonal striping and how to knit chevrons. 9 Fully explained techniques. 25 Design/swatch examples. Provides references to…

Learn Knit Flowers

This Download includes: Teardrop petal shape. Circular floral. Long and short petal. Leaf and stalk shapes. Applique techniques. Simple embroidery detail. Floral Hem technique. Crazy floral patchwork. 3d floralRouleaux flower. Inspirational directions and sketchbook ideas All worked on standard gg single bed…

Look Book – Cable Designs

This Download includes: A LOOK BOOK of Visual Inspiration. 64 Full Colour Pages of Cable ideas all in machine knit. NO TEXT. Designs on the Mannequin & Knitted Swatches. “A great resource of inspiration and placement ideas using very easy and complex cable ideas” – Kate, From UK…

Make a Soft Wrap Cardi

This Download includes: The pattern to make fabulous easy style Cardigan that can be dressed up or down for a relaxed modern look. A contemporary classic that is super easy to make. Easy to make. Loose fit size UK 10-12. 5GG.…

Make a Luxury Wrap

This Download includes: How to make this luxury wrap. It is a generous soft piece that has machine knit edges and jumbo hand embroidery. It only requires basic skills to create. You will need: 0.5m x 2.2m white light weight silk. Approx.…

Make a Sloppy Joe Sweater

This Download includes: The pattern to make fabulous Sweater that can be dressed up or down for a relaxed modern look. The pattern can be manipulated to suit you! Easy to make. Loose fit size UK 10-12. 5GG. 2/16 wool blend (yarn…