Loop by loop, stitch by stitch: Knitting Workshop

  • Stretching dropped stitch sample

    Alice Thompson, Stretching dropped stitch sample, 2019,  Lambswool, Courtesy of the artist.

Past Event

This event was on Thu 26 Oct, 11am-1.30pm, 2.30-5pm

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Family & Youth Workshop
Loop by loop, stitch by stitch: Knitting Workshop

Join artist Alice Thompson in the Creative Studio for a series of hand knit workshops. In this relaxed and playful workshop, Alice will be showing the basics of hand knitting, from casting on and creating your own beautiful sample to take home with you.

All abilities welcome and all materials provided.

We will be hosting two workshops throughout the day for two age groups.

Limited spaces are available so we encourage you to sign up for these workshops in advance to secure your spot.

Families Session, 11am – 1.30pm: Ages 7-14

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A collaborative session targeted at families. Children must be accompanied by an adult for this session.

Youth Session, 2.30pm – 5pm: Ages 15-24

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In this session Alice will also spend time talking through her artistic practice, and experience building a career in textile based artmaking.

About Alice Thompson

Alice Thompson works primarily with knitting, making reference to the transitional stages in our lifetime and the cast aside nature of clothing. Alice is a Fashion Technician and Machine Knitting Tutor at Working Men’s College and Facilitator with Colèchi YKWU.

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