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Learn to knit a fisherman’s gansey – 2 Nov 2023 – 21 Mar 2024

Sheringham Museum Sheringham Museum at the Mo, Lifeboat Plain, Sheringham, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Sheringham Museum and the East Anglia Gansey Group in conjunction with Rita Taylor, knitwear designer and author, present: Learn to Knit a Fisherman's Gansey course.

Lessons fortnightly from 2 November 2023 to 21 March 2024.


North Norfolk Knitters pop-up shop – 28 Nov – 5 Dec

Chapel Yard, Holt Chapel Yard, Holt, Norfolk, United Kingdom

North Norfolk Knitters are having a pop up shop at the end of November to sell items they have been making at our meetings and to promote the Guild. The shop is in Chapel Yard, Holt and will be open from November 28th until December 5th. There will be knitting, crochet, patchwork, paintings and pottery […]

Meet the Collections Team – 2 December 2023

Britannia Mill Part 1st Floor Britannia Mill, Britannia Road, Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Collection volunteers will be at the Collection and anyone interested is welcome to drop in to see what we do and find out more.


The Knitting & Stitching Show – Harrogate – 16-19 November 2023

Harrogate Convention Centre Kings Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Meet up with like-minded crafters, discuss ideas, learn new skills and shop for your annual craft supplies all under one roof at The Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrogate. Members - you can get £3 discount on your ticket if you buy online! See how on the benefits page.


Crochet Socks Weekend – 15-17 Dec 2023

Take some time out for yourself on the run up to Christmas! This weekend with our expert Anna Nikipirowicz is a perfect introduction to crocheting socks. We’ll work on a pair of basic top-down socks which will cover all the techniques you need and discuss sizing and how to choose the best one for your […]


The Loom Shed x Emma Vining: Behind The Pattern Workshops and KAL 2024 – 15 Jan –

Join Liz and Louise of The Loom Shed to knit designer Emma Vining’s new Ridge and Furrow Shawl and discover the design processes behind the pattern. The Ridge and Furrow Shawl has been designed in collaboration with Diana Bird of Chilton Grounds Farm and is knitted with Diana’s very special Wensleydale lambswool yarn. Over four […]


Knitting of the British Isles: A Hands-On History – 7 Feb – 13 Mar 2024

V&A South Kensington Cromwell Road, London, United Kingdom

Wednesdays 7 February to 13 March 2024 in the Creative Studio at the V&A South Kensington. Overview While the origins of knitting are unclear, we know it has been practised in many different parts of the world, over many centuries, producing objects of great beauty as well as items fulfilling practical needs. Over six weeks […]


Stitchtopia Festival – 8-10 Mar 2024

By far the most popular event in Arena Craft programme, Stitchtopia Festival is back! This is the ultimate weekend residential event for all knitters, crocheters, quilters and textile lovers. Eight of our experts will be offering workshops across the weekend and the fun continues after dinner with optional evening entertainment.


Spring into Wool – 6-7 April 2024

The Grammar School at Leeds Alwoodley Gates, Harrowgate Road, Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Spring Into Wool is back again at The Grammar School at Leeds, with over 80 stands selling a wide range of products. There'll also be a great set of Workshops and free demonstrations allowing people to share their passions and skills for wool hobbies, crafts and arts. Knitters and crocheters will be in seventh heaven […]

Knit or Crochet in the Black Forest – 22-29 Apr 2024

Choose to either knit with Frederica Patmore or crochet with Anna Nikipirowicz on this exciting holiday to the Black Forest. Take the opportunity to get to know both of our experts as you explore this captivating region. Venture to the town of Triberg, famous for having the world’s largest and smallest cuckoo clocks, visit the […]


Crochet Spring Wreath Weekend – 10-12 May 2024

Join Anna Nikipirowicz on this spring-themed crochet retreat. Learn how to crochet your own wreath, a stunning celebration of the season when everything awakens and blooms. This wreath will be filled with colourful flowers such as foxgloves, forget-me-nots, pansies and much more!


Knit and Crochet in the West of Ireland – 12-17 May 2024

This fantastic knitting and crochet holiday includes expert-led workshops, as well as the discovery of stunning scenery and traditional crafts on Ireland’s west coast. Explore the charming city of Galway and visit the Leenane Sheep and Wool Centre, amidst the Connemara landscape. Knitting schools were established across Ireland in the 1600's, cementing the craft as […]