Helen Bowman has set up a hand knit yarns and pattern books business selling a wide selection of items for the discerning designer maker.  Helen was on a course with us in 2010.

Lee Heyes is the owner of the business sells a great range of hand knit yarns, patterns and magazines. Lee took a course with  us in 2009.

Hanover Osteopaths is located at 93 Islingword Road alongside Knit-1. Osteopathy is a hands-on therapy including massage, stretching, joint manipulation exercises and gentle rebalancing techniques (cranial osteopathy) and can treat most muscle and joint pain such as back or neck pain, headaches or, say, knitter’s elbow! Please call 01273 687072 for all enquiries or bookings or email

We have developed download courses fully translated on our newly created German language website: Strick Design Kurse.

Contact David Fox at Fairfield Yarns for an extensive range of quality yarns for machine knitting. We have been working with his yarns since we set up our design business in 1991 and have found them to be an excellent source of supply.

Anne Catherine Luke the creative designer from Switzerland behind Knit-Kit has recently taken the first Knit-1 Industrial Machine Knit Course. Check out her innovative designs for handknit on her website.

Debbie Hinks is a professional illustrator with considerable commercial illustration and drawing experience. She has applied these skills to sessions at Knit-1 teaching our course participants to focus on body form and proportion to enhance their fashion drawings. Debbie has set up a portrait drawing service. To find out more about commissioning her portraits go to Debbie Portraits.

Julia Wimmerlin from Switzerland, Knit-1 Design Workshop, Jun-Sept 2008. Here is a link to Julia’s website: Wim Merlin. Julia had never knitted before coming on our course, see how accomplished she became during her time with Knit-1 and how she continued designing after her course.

If you want to improve your English before starting our course, Knit-1 Ltd have linked up with The English Language Centre who provide a wide range of English Language Courses for all levels of study.