I'm sorry you missed seeing me at Stirling. I can't respond personally, because you don't have a blog, but if you are still looking for machine knitting lessons, try the following links:
Depending on where you are. One of these organisations can put you in touch with either a college course, or a person that can give you one-to-one tuition (more likely and can be more tailored to your needs - a lot of colleges have dropped their machine knitting classes). I'm happy to teach, but it has to be somewhere I can get to within two hours, really - so within the West Midlands / Warwickshire / Northants / Leicestershire area.