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Knitted Keyboard IIRead MoreAugust 28, 2021

MIT has been working on a project to create a musical keyboard... using knitting.

Discovering Textiles - Barron and LarcherRead MoreAugust 21, 2021

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In the 1920s and '30s two designer-makers were at the forefront of a revival in hand-block printing in Britain.

Knitted glassRead MoreJuly 31, 2021

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Carol Milne is a glass sculptor.

A visit to Making Nuno at Japan HouseRead MoreJune 19, 2021

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This week we visited Making Nuno at Japan House.

A knitted SandrighamRead MoreJune 12, 2021

You may remember the Knittingale Hospital that Margaret Seaman made during lockdown. The knitter has been at it again.

Shetland Tweed research - the 20th Century continuesRead MoreApril 3, 2021

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This week the story of Shetland Tweed in the 20th Century continues.

Shetland Tweed research - The 20th CenturyRead MoreMarch 27, 2021

This week the story of Shetland Tweed continues into the 20th Century.

Discovering Textiles - Canadian Inuit tapestryRead MoreMarch 27, 2021

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The Inuit People of Baffin Island, Canada started to produce tapestries in 1970, a serendipitous melding of hand skills and the traditional art of storytelling.

Ravelry and politics Read MoreMarch 27, 2021

Ravelry is an online platform where crafters get together to find inspiration and patterns for knitting and crochet, and to chat.

The Shetland Tweed Company's new shopRead MoreJanuary 23, 2021

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The Shetland Tweed Company has a new online shop!