News - 2018

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B O O K :  Make Your Marks

Contemporary, practical, beautiful knitted items for you to transform your wardrobe, teapots and technology designed by ArtYarn's Rachael Elwell.  All patterns have been inspired by Salford's unique industrial heritage with simple step-by-step instructions to guide you.
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S T I T C H a day

Free form exploratory embroidery project using found symbols, graphical markings and traditionalhand emrbidery techniques with a comtemporary twist.
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C L O S E  K N I T :  August 26th , 2- 4pm

ArtYarn have kindly been invited to run the August Close Knit workshop at Gallery of Costume,  Platt Hall, Platt Fields, M14 6LA. Theme TBC - but it will connect to the gallery collection in some way. 
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# F L O A T I E S T

Work is well underway on the third phase of a commission for The Bridge Water Canal Restoration Project in Salford (UK.) 
#FLOATIEST will be exhibited at the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park in July 2017. Find out more


 

 

 

T E M P E R A T U R E   Blanket 2018

Recording the daily temperature as a knitted row in my home town of Todmorden, UK, this is the first work in a new series exploring knitted data. Find out more here and  follow the progress on my instagram account:  
 

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L E A R N  to knit Fair Isle

Learn the beautiful colour work technique of Fair Isle Knitting during a 1-2-1, 3 hour tutorial . This course is for knitters who can confidently knit and purl and can read a basic knitting pattern. 
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L E A R N  to knit socks

Learn to Knit Socks in time for Christmas! A 2 part 1-2-1 (or small group) tuition course to learn the basics of sock knitting. 
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