Knit Design
Higher Education Course in Knit Design
V Edition
January 2020
The design of knitwear is a very special area within fashion design: the course is structured so as to bring participants close to the real world using manual and machine techniques. There will be also the possibility to design and develop a Capsule Collection at the knitwear and the possibility of developing a Capsule Collection project led by professionals in the sector and partner companies.
The goal is to provide students with creative and practical training, enabling them to design and produce knitwear and its different applications: participants will learn about the tools, yarns, their properties and the techniques associated with them.
The course is aimed at industry professionals, students and graduates in fields related to design.


Activity start date: January 2020
Activity end date: February 2020
Duration in hours: 120 hours between lectures and exercises divided into 5 weeks with a weekly commitment of 3 days a week Weekly commitment: 3 days a week from 9.15 to 18.15 with an hour lunch break.
Didactic modules
Module 1
SHOPPING for 48 hours
Module 2
72-HOURS KNITTING MACHINE (at the Milan Polytechnic Knitwear Laboratory, School of Design)

Application and timing

Admission to the course is limited to a select number of 20 participants and is subject to a selection process that will be carried out via a direct interview with the teachers who will run the course.
Before the interview, candidates should send to the following documentation:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Motivational letter
- Copy of the ID 
- Copy of the tax code
The frequency alternates weeks with commitment from Monday to Thursday and from Monday to Friday, from 9.00 to 18.00 (break from 13.00 to 14.00).
The first week of the course will consist by five days of classroom teaching.
Lessons will be held at, Via Durando 38/A (Milan), at the Laboratory Building B02 at the Politecnico di Milano, and at Maglificio MF1.


The course costs € 1.600,00 + VAT (22%).

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Knit Design


The total cost is: 1.600,00 euro + IVA
  • creation and production of creative processes
  • creation and production of knit stitches
Teaching plan

The Course will begin January 2020 and will end February 2020.

Venue, Via Don Giovanni Verità, 25 - 20158 Milan

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