News - 2019-20

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T Y P O G R A P H Y Workshop 2020

Coming in 2020 a brand new Illustrated typography workshop exploring pattern, printing and drawing for design at Portland Basin, Tameside UK.


W R A P U P Manchester 2018

This year ArtYarn we’re kindly invited to make a knitting intervention on the newly installed ‘Victory Over Blindness” sculpture by Johanna Domke-Guyot, at Piccadilly Train Station, Manchester (UK).


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.  Download your FREE copy→

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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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# 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. 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. Learn More →

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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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