On the September 9, 2019, the unveiling ceremony of the STOLL Knitting Training Center, sponsored by STOLL & SIFEC•SANDA, was held at the Shanghai International Fashion Education Center. Concurrently, a seminar on ‘knitting design and knitting trends from 2020 to 2021’ was held in the SIFEC classroom. Many guests were invited to the STOLL Knitting Training Center. Opening speeches commenced during the introduction of the ceremony. After the unveiling, all guests visited the STOLL Knitting Training Center and the Hand Knitting Training Room. STOLL Knitting Training Center is an educational platform, jointly built by Shanghai International Fashion Education Center (SIFEC), STOLL/CHEMTAX and Shanghai SANDA University (SANDA). The training center is dedicated to train knitting design talents of ‘art + technology.’
It also explores the educational mode of combining production, learning and research. The Knitting Training Center is not only the cooperation platform, but also the service platform for providing knitting design talents with further education and product development in Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta Region. In the future, STOLL Knitting Training Center will provide training to teachers, designers and technicians from the knitting industry with a goal of knitting knowledge transfer.