Tag Archives: Sanquhar

Our Day Out in Sanquhar

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A bright, sunny Sanquhar welcomed us to our study day on Saturday. Finally we were in the home of the famous Sanquhar knitting and what a treat was in store: gloves and more gloves in the Sanquhar black and white as well as a range of other colourways.       Old gloves in the… Continue reading

Sanquhar Knitting Workshop

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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

Knit Sanquhar

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Knitting in the Round will be in Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire on Saturday 1 November 2014 at the A’ the Airts Arts Centre, 11 am – 3pm. We are holding an informal public event to explore Sanquhar knitting – its history, its current popularity, the skills required, the wool needed and the patterns recorded. There will be… Continue reading


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One of the outcomes of our series of RSE Workshops in 2011-12 was the commissioning of a small research project on Sanquhar knit by Fiona Scott of MakeWorks Fiona visited Sanquhar and its knitters, collected patterns, photographs and made recordings of interviews with those who maintain the tradition. We plan to hold a community workshop… Continue reading