Tag Archives: hand-knit

Knitwear in Hawick, old and new

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The Knitting-in-the-Round team have been a little subdued since the final project workshop in Shetland last March but a day out in Hawick in the Scottish Borders has revived our enthusiasm for all things knit and prompted some thoughts about the connections between hand knitting and factory knitwear production. We visited two very different companies.… Continue reading

Knitting in Wartime Programme announced

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There is still time to register for Knitting-in-the-Round’s Knitting in Wartime Study Day which will take place on Friday 27 March at The Lighthouse in Glasgow City Centre.  Admission is free of charge but please register on our Eventbrite site. In association with Glasgow Women’s Library the day will feature a series of talks by… Continue reading

In the Loop 4: Call for Papers

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In the Loop 4 Knitting  – from Craft to Couture University of Glasgow, Scotland – 26, 27, 28 August 2015 Call for Papers The fifth interdisciplinary and international In the Loop conference will be held at the University of Glasgow 26-28 August 2015 in association with the School of Humanities and the RSE funded ‘Knitting… Continue reading

Knitting in the Round

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We are delighted to announce ‘Knitting in the Round: Hand-Knitted Textiles and the Economies of Craft in Scotland’, a University of Glasgow network supported by the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The network will develop collaborations between a range of sectors: business, heritage, education, tourism and culture and arts; and will explore how historical understandings of… Continue reading