KNITWEAR LAB is a well-known research and knowledge hub specialized in innovative, sustainable and design-driven knitwear solutions. We educate the next generation of knitwear programmers and designers. We share our extensive research and experience through online modules, courses and custom-made programs.


Learn more about designing, programming and manufacturing industrial knitwear! In this 1-day course you will be introduced to our LAB, the M1plus® pattern software and you will get a demonstration on our STOLL flat bed knitting machines. During the course you will learn the basics of how to develop industrially made knitwear, get in touch with yarns and sustainable materials and you can discover our swatch library.

The program is practice oriented and organized at our KNITWEAR LAB in Almere (in the proximity of Amsterdam).


  • A tour through the LAB
  • Introduction to industrial knitwear basics
  • Knitting demonstration on our STOLL flatbed knitting machines
  • Introduction to programming on the M1plus® software
  • What is 3D knitting
  • How to work with knitwear as a designer
  • How we work
  • Sustainability in (flatbed) knitting
  • Yarns and sustainable materials
  • How to communicate with your knitter

If you would like to gain more advanced knowledge and practical experience after completing a 1-day introduction to industrial knitwear, you can find more information on our 5-day course program.


KNITWEAR LAB has become an important player in the world of design and industrial knitwear. For many years we’ve been developing innovative, sustainable and design-driven knitwear solutions for brands and companies from different industries (apparel, shoes, medical and technical textiles among others).

Our team of experienced programmers and designers will introduce you to industrial knitwear fundamentals and introduce you to the STOLL knitting machines.


The content of this 1-day course is suitable for anyone interested in industrial knitwear: designers, students, as well as knitwear enthusiasts who are interested in gaining basic knowledge on designing, programming and manufacturing industrial knitwear.


€  195,- (ex. VAT)

Fee includes:

  • A tasteful lunch


1-day course starting on Saturdays from 10.00 to 16.00

If due to the COVID-19 outbreak measures taken by the government are still in place and prevent us from running the knitwear course, your fee will be fully refunded.


Week 28
Week 33
Week 37
Week 41

16th of July
20th of August
17th of September
15th of October


Our 1-DAY COURSE is on request, please contact us to schedule your preferred day.


Josephine Bakerstraat 81
Almere – The Netherlands

For more information or to register for one of the dates, use the message box below or contact us by phone.

+31 36 848 00 91


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Cultuurfonds Almere zet zich in voor een levendig en cultuurrijk Almere. Het stimuleringsfonds helpt de Almeerse culturele sector sterker te worden en moedigt deze aan om meer samen te werken, met elkaar én andere sectoren. Daarnaast investeert Cultuurfonds Almere in ondernemerschap, innovatie, talent en creativiteit. Het fonds doet dit door financiële bijdragen te verstrekken aan cultuurmakers en organisaties in alle disciplines, van amateur tot professioneel.