Knitting-in-the Round: Sanquhar Knitting Workshop Saturday 1 November, 11am-3pm, A’The Airts, Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire All-day Programme Small group tours of the Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum focusing on the Sanquhar knitting collection will take place throughout the day Local knitters will be present throughout the day to demonstrate the tradition of Sanquhar patterns and designs The Sanquhar knitting project… Continue reading
Knitting in the Round presents its next event…… SANQUHAR KNITTING WORKSHOP 1 November 2014, 11am-3pm A’ the Airts, High Street, Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire http://all-the-airts.com/ An ideal opportunity to watch, question and learn how to knit Sanquhar from the experts Talks by TomofHolland and Fiona Scott (of MakeWorks) Tolbooth Museum tours & exhibit of Sanquhar… Continue reading
Wool Week @ Glasgow University came to a close on Friday with a celebration in the University Archives surrounded by items related to knit and to textiles. As the culmination of Susan McComb’s residence with us she brought along all her project materials so we could see the journey from idea to realisation, using the… Continue reading
The University of Glasgow Library hosted our Knitter in Residence all day in its lovely cafe. Susan taught several people to knit from scratch, and helped one woman complete a scarf which she had abandoned a year previously. Tomorrow, Friday, she will be in the Atrium cafe of the Wolfson medical Building 10-12 noon… Continue reading
Susan McComb, our knitter in residence will be in Glasgow University library from 10.30 until 4 on Thursday. This is a good chance to catch her if you havn’t already picked up a knit kit. If you already have a kit, pop along with your sample or just for some advice.
On Day 3 of Wool Week @ Glasgow University our Knitter in Residence will be joining the University Knitting Group in the Round Reading Room (next to the Library) between 1 and 2pm. Do go along if you want to pick up a knit kit, brush up your skills or just join other knitters. To… Continue reading
Day 2 of our Knitter in Residence with a class of 20+ material culture postgraduate students in Archaeology – the concentration is palpable Looking forward to posting the results.
Today our knitter in residence will be working with material culture students in Archaeology, some of whom have not knitted before but are learning about the qualities of craft as a practice as well as a theory. We hope to publish some pictures of their encounter on this blog. Many people collected knit kits yesterday.… Continue reading
Day 1 was a great success. Lots of people visited Susan to pick up knit kits, talk about knitting and generally be inspired by her lovely designs. Day 2 she will be working with the the Material Culture class in Archaeology who are learning to knit as part of their study. It’s not too late… Continue reading
Day One of Wool Week. Susan McComb, our Knitter in Residence, will be at the University of Glasgow in the Fraser Building (opposite the University Library) Level 3, 2.30-5pm. Drop in to see her. Pick up a Knit Kit – available for all levels from absolute beginners to expert knitters – colourwork, textured knitting… Continue reading