Knitting Technology Department
The department started in 1987 to train visually impaired young women in weaving and machine knitting skills. It started with one teacher and eight (8) girls. Now it has a population of 22 students both men and women. Most of our graduands though visually challenged are doing well in their own employment. Our entry point is 8 and above. During the first year students learn support subjects. Recruitment is done on termly basis. Student recruitment is done all over the country and from our neighbouring countries like Uganda and Tanzania. Courses Offered 1. Weaving flat articles like stool covers, table clothes and bed covers. 2. Machine knitting in • Plain knits • Manual patterns e.g. lace • Card patterns The course takes 2 years. The department is manned by 4 lecturers who are well versed with knitting technology. We plan to expand the department cater for more students who are in the waiting list and introduce door mat weaving. .