Flat knitting technology Basics

Manual flat knitting technology

This training offers a general insight into the technology of knitting. The course focuses in particular on questions such as “What actually is knitting?” or “How is a loop created?” and “What kind of basic patterns are possible?”. In the practical part, the theoretical knowledge of the loop formation is applied on the manual flat knitting machine.

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Flat knitting technology




  • You will gain an insight into the history of loop formation and manual flat knitting technology.
  • You will acquire a basic technical knowledge and learn definitions and terms.
  • You will create knitting patternusing typical drawings and production documents.
  • You will put the knowledge you have learned directly into practice and produce your own knitted fabric.
  • You will learn to analyze your own knitted fabric.

Target Group

Based on our experience, this course is suitable for beginners or for specialists from other textile areas who are looking to refresh their existing knowledge.


No previous knowledge is required for this basics course. We do however, recommend combining it with the “Textile chain” or “Fiber theory” courses


The training consists of an interactive presentation with a wide range of examples from practice and group work phases. The practical part on the manual flat knitting machine includes creating the production documents and producing and analyzing samples.

  • Prices and Facts

    1 day (7 hours) (face-to-face course)
    08:00 - 16:00 CET

    2,5 hours (online course)
    09:30 - 12:00 CET
    on request


    1 to max. 4 persons



    12 Jan 2024 face-to-face course
    13 Mar 2024 face-to-face course
    12 Jun 2024 face-to-face course
    10 Jul 2024 face-to-face course
    11 Sept 2024 face-to-face course
    15 Nov 2024 face-to-face course
    Price per Person

    450 EUR plus VAT (face-to-face course)

    180 EUR plus VAT (online course)