Calling all fans of Bristol Ivy – we have a treat for you! We’re delighted to announce that a special Bristol Ivy Lecture has now been added to our Festival Programme and that tickets for this event will go on sale in the coming weeks. As always, if you want to stay up to date with all things Woollinn, then add your details to the newsletter sign up below this post.

“Schrodinger’s Knitting: Taking Your Knitting Outside the Box and Bringing It to Life.”

Often in knitting, there are many opinions on what is the right way or the wrong way to do something, what is easy, what is hard, and what shouldn’t even be thought of attempting without a stiff drink (looking at you, steeking). But when we start to look at the logic of these statements, they unravel.

A lot of what we know about knitting is based on tradition, and that tradition says that we knit something a certain way because that’s how it’s always been done. But just because something has been done that way doesn’t mean it *has* to be done that way. Knitting has *traditions*, but that doesn’t mean knitting has *rules*. In this talk, we’ll discuss various ways to take your knitting outside the box, make it unruly, and make it do exactly what you want it to.

So if you want to free your mind, get messy and find a whole new approach to knitting, then this lecture should be top of your list.

We will be back next week with some more Woollinn news but, for now, why not peruse the 2019 Marketplace or check out some of the available workshops at the venue?

The Woollinn Team.

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