Workshops - Aalto School of Arts, Design and Architecture


In the Knitting Workshop, students and researchers can design and produce various knitted fabrics and products. Hand-operated knitting machines as well as an industrial flat-bed knitting machine are available for use.
Arts_Infra - Knitting Workshop by Jaakko Kahilaniemi

The knitting workshop is a learning environment where students and researchers can develop their own knitting structures as well as create knitted products; for example, knitted clothing and interior textiles. Hand operated knitting machines as well as a computer-controlled industrial level knitting machine are available. It is also possible to receive guidance on hand knitting in the knitting workshop as well.

Facilities and equipment:

  • Stoll ADF 32W E7.2 (14 gg) industrial flat-bed knitting machine
  • Dubied knitting machines (3.5, 5, 8 and 12 gg)
  • Stoll JBO knitting machines (5, 8, 10 and 12 gg)
  • steam table
  • serger
  • chain stitcher
  • linking machine
  • equipment for thread-spooling and reinforcement

The Knitting Workshop is located in Väre G Floor (workshop floor). Working in the knitting workshop requires basic competence in knitting. These skills are taught specifically on basic knitting courses. The workshop master issues work authorisations.

Workshop is open
mon 13:15-16:00
tue - fri 9:15-12:00 and 13:15-16:00

Persons with work authorisation can also work outside these hours.

For contact information and to reserve space in the workshop, please log into the Aalto website.

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