Take your knit…

The art of knitting has changed from a necessary skill to a recreational one, and it is wonderful that modern media has allowed knitters all over the world to share patterns, skills and advice through blogs and images.

Knitted Bunny Pincushion

New knitting techniques, materials and technology encourage new textures and more intricate design.

Red Purl Stripe Blanket

Despite the ability to knit with new and evolving materials, the softness of lambswool will always have a place in our homes.

Knitted Blue Striped Throw

And, far from being a dying art, the recent Glasgow School of Art Fashion Show, the Textiles Students showcased how this ancient technique still drives fashion, as these products by student Emma McAndrew demonstrate.Knit by Emma McAndrew, GSA

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