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Knitting Diploma Course

17 Modules , 18 Videos

  • Certified Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

This 3-part Knitting Diploma Course takes students from novice, to designer, to business-owner, through 17 fully-illustrated, hands-on modules.

The course starts out by establishing the fundamentals, giving you practical advice, to get you practising straight away. This includes topics such as: how to knit, how to read patterns, and how to care for hand knits.

With the basics down, the 2nd part of the course advances...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Materials
  • Part 1: Needles
  • Part 2: Yarns
  • Part 3: Notions
  • Part 4: Essential Kit
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Basics I
  • Part 1: Getting Started
  • Part 3: The Purl Stitch
  • Part 2: The Knit Stitch
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Basics II
  • Part 1: Taking the Next Steps
  • Part 3: Cast Offs
  • Part 2: Cast Ons
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Beyond the Basics: Essential Techniques
  • Part 1: Time to Shape Up
  • Part 2: Picking Up Stitches
  • Part 3: Joining Yarns
  • Part 4: Knitting in the Round
  • Part 5: Fixing Mistakes
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Working With Patterns
  • Part 1: Your Roadmap to Finished Objects
  • Part 2: Reading Patterns
  • Part 3: Reading Charts
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Finishing and Care
  • Part 1: Knitting decreasing and into back of loop
  • Part 2: Knitting Decreasing
  • Part 3: Finishing and Making Up
  • Part 4: Seaming
  • Part 5: Caring for Hand Knits
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Advanced Techniques
  • Part 1: Time to Delight
  • Part 2: Cables
  • Part 3: Brioche
  • Part 4: Stranded Knitting
  • Part 5: The Basket Weave
  • Part 6: Button Holes
  • Part 7: Cable Knitting
  • Part 8: Twisted Cords & Cable Right/Left
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Introduction to Design
  • Part 1: Why Design?
  • Part 2: Design Tips
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Scarves
  • Part 1: Why Scarves?
  • Part 2: Designing Your Scarf
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Baby Blankets
  • Part 1: Snuggle Up
  • Part 2: Designing Your Afghan
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11: Toys
  • Part 1: Making Time for Play
  • Part 2: Designing Your Toy
  • Module 11 Assessment
Module 12: Socks
  • Part 1: Sock It to Me
  • Part 2: Choosing Yarns
  • Module 12 Assessment
Module 13: Jumpers
  • Part 1: Jumping Into Jumpers
  • Part 2: Further Design Considerations
  • Module 13 Assessment
Module 14: Business Foundations
  • Part 1: Ready, Steady, Go
  • Part 2: Market Research
  • Module 14 Assessment
Module 15: Budgeting and Finances
  • Part 1: Budgets, Prices, and Finances, Oh My
  • Part 2: Finding Financing
  • Module 15 Assessment
Module 16: Sales and Advertising
  • Part 1: Is Anybody Out There?
  • Part 2: Social Media
  • Module 16 Assessment
Module 17: Business Planning
  • Part 1: Business Planning
  • Part 2: Copyrights
  • Module 17 Assessment

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

As an incredibly detailed and involved course that takes students from complete beginner to knitting aficionado. This course is for accessible to those who may have even just a passing interest in knitting, as the materials included quickly absorb their readers and reveal just how easy it is to get involved with this timeless pastime.

The Knitting Diploma Course will of course be of particular interest to those who have fancied giving knitting a try but didn’t know where to start or had even gone as far as looking at a knitting pattern but were put off by when trying to decipher the jargon within. Students are taken step-by-step along through everything they need to know to enjoy knitting for themselves or to make a business selling their work.

Accreditations

The Knitting Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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