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SGS is pleased to announce our Introduction to Knitting seminar which has been designed to address your interest in the processes and language of knitting; what is possible and what is not.


13 Jun 2019, 08:00


13 Jun 2019, 10:30


Leicester, United Kingdom

We are pleased to announce our extensive range of seminar training courses which are designed for you to remain up to date and informed on the latest legislation, industry updates and consumer safety demands. SGS provides excellent course materials, with clearly defined objectives, and reliable, friendly course administration. Our Seminars are interactive and involve delegate participation or demonstrations/visual aids. Delegates are encouraged to bring along their own samples for discussion.
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Delivery Method

Our trainings are offered in a variety of delivery formats so that you can choose those that are best suited to your individual requirements. Our experts deliver face-to-face training in the form of public courses where you can join your industry peers or through in-house bespoke seminars designed to meet your specific needs.

Course Overview

The seminar introduces the basic understanding of the knitting process, the needles used and their action in the machine and the different types of machines available to make different structures possible. Shaping panels and introducing patterning and making tights.
The seminar will cover the processes involved in knitting together with the language used and what is possible, together with shaping panels, patterning and making hosiery.
We encourage delegates to bring samples along for discussion during the day; this always introduces a level of spontaneity and makes the seminar much more interesting.
The seminar is especially suited to designers, buyers and technologists.

Course Agenda

  • Welcome
  • History of Knitting
  • Knitting Elements
  • Knitting Actions
  • Types of Machine
  • Knitted Structures
  • Making Hosiery
  • Patterning
  • Shaping Panels
  • Q&A


Registration for this course is £100.00 plus VAT per delegate for the Half Day seminar.

Seminar Date, Time and Location

13 June - 10.00am to 12.30pm - Leicester

How to Book

Please contact:
Rob Croskell
Client Training Seminars
SGS United Kingdom Ltd
t: 0116 284 6780
m: 07730 544718