Jan 23 2021


12:00 - 16:30



CANCELLED Machine Knitting Workshop – Knit Your Own Scarf, Saturday 23rd January 2021

Join us in this brand new workshop with Knitwear Designer, Maija from Almaborealis, and learn how to machine knit your very own scarf.

Taking place on Saturday 23rd January from 12-4:30pm, this adult beginners class will teach you the ins-and-outs of operating a knitting machine to make your own scarf using a pattern and colours of your choosing.

Sustainable yarns of natural origin will be used and all materials and equipment are provided for you and included in the cost.

This exclusive workshop has just 4 spaces available, with more workshop dates to come later in the year

This workshop will be taking place at the Edinburgh Remakery, 127 Leith Walk EH6 5JQ. We will be using our newly refurbished workshop space which allows for easy social distancing, whilst still creating a comfortable environment for this fun creative session.

More details of the measures we are taking to ensure your health, safety and comfort during your time with us will be emailed out to confirmed attendees the week before the workshop start date.

About the facilitator:

Maija Nygren is a knitwear designer with a passion for education.

Maija belives that people have a necessity to be creative, yet this is often overlooked due to our busy lives. Through making our own clothing or other items, we gain a great sense of achievement, learn to value clothing and understand the effort that has gone into creating them.

Maija graduated from Heriot-Watt School of Textiles with a BA(Hons) and MA in Knitwear (2018). Maija lectures at DJCAD, Dundee University and works as a freelance designer and educator for Almaborealis Ltd, promoting circular economy principals in fashion and textiles.


Workshop Cancellations, Changes, and Refunds

Should you wish to cancel or make any changes to your workshop booking then please phone us on 0131 629 9358.

You may cancel with a full refund five or more working days before the course or workshop start date. For cancellations made five or fewer working days before the event, no refund or changes to a booking can be made.

We may be able to offer you a place on an equivalent course or workshop instead of a refund if we are notified up to five working days before the course or workshop start date, and if there is availability.

In the event that a workshop is cancelled, we will offer you the choice to transfer your space to the next available workshop, a workshop of your choosing, or offer you a full refund. You will be informed of cancellations at least three days before the event.

Health and Safety

If you have any medical conditions which may affect your ability to carry out certain tasks within the workshop, then we advise that you seek advice from your GP prior to booking. Please also inform us of any medical conditions prior to the start of the workshop.

Photography and Filming

We may at times record or photograph workshops for use in marketing and publications linked to the Edinburgh Remakery. Disruption of workshops will be kept to an absolute minimum. If you would like to know more, please email

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