Knit and Stitch Show 2019

Knit and Stitch Show 2019

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In association with CoolCrafting and Marion Woolcott.

Whether you enjoy practical crafts or prefer experimental and decorative textiles, you’ll find everything you need to be inspired! Now in its sixth year, the show will feature over 40 selected exhibitors from across the UK carefully curated by Sarah Peel of CoolCrafting and Marion Woolcott, formerly of Woolfest, celebrating the finest yarns, natural wool and knits, spinning, weaving, cross stitch, applique, fabrics, quilting, felting, block printing, haberdashery and much more!

Tickets include access to over 40 inspiring exhibitors, expert-led talks in the theatre and on-stand demonstrations and workshops, plus a show programme.

Buy your fast track tickets online – skip the main ticket queue – simply show your e-ticket at the main desk when you arrive for your show wristband.

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Specialist hands-on masterclasses are available throughout the weekend (charged separately). Book in advance to avoid disappointment (spaces are limited). Check back soon for more information.

NEW FOR 2019: Luna Lapin Convention
Have you met Luna Lapin? She’s the other famous bunny from the Lake District, and quite the global celebrity in the crafting world.

We will be holding a special gathering for friends of Luna Lapin throughout the show weekend. There will be a designated meet up area and a place to share and display your makes. Each day there is an exclusive bunny workshop, plus Luna’s creator, Sarah Peel, will be launching a brand new kit at the show.

NEW FOR 2019: Knit and Natter Lounge
Take some time out from the hustle and bustle of the show and relax in our new Knit & Natter area. Join fellow knitting and craft enthusiasts and share your latest project or exciting, new purchases from the show. Included with your show ticket, you’re welcome to join us for a bit of social creativity and friendly chat.

Dates
Saturday 4 + Sunday 5 May 2019
Tickets
£4 day, £6 weekend, Children under 16 free
Included in your Show Ticket
Access to over 40 exhibitors | Free talks and demonstrations | Show catalogue | Free park & ride from Penrith Auction Mart
Opening times
Saturday - 9.30-5pm, Sunday - 9.30- 4pm
FREE PARK AND RIDE
Direct service between PFK Auction Mart and Rheged every 15 minutes on Saturday and Sunday. First bus leaves the Auction Mart at 8am, last bus leaves Rheged at 6pm
Over 40 Exhibitors
See the current line up here
See our Masterclass programme below
Masterclasses charged separately
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MASTERCLASS: Floral Hand Embroidery with Leah Halliday

Besotted by blooms? Then take some time out from the show and enjoy a fun hour of learning the joys of slow stitch. Using a needle, thread and an embroidery hoop, you’ll learn how to add embroidery stitches to your pre-printed pattern. The floral embroidery pattern is based on an original illustration by Leah and designed with simplicity in mind. Using a few simple stitches such as Back Stitch and French Knot, Leah will give an excellent introduction to embroidery…
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Date
Sat 04 May 2019
Time
10.00am
Venue
Workshop Room
Knitted Lace Shawls 600x600

MASTERCLASS: Introduction to Knitted Lace Shawls with Julie Harris of Watercolours & Lace

Ideal for those with a basic knowledge of knitting, this workshop will teach you how to produce a simple top-down knitted lace shawl. You just need to know how to cast on, knit and purl, work basic increases and decreases, and cast off. You'll learn how to work a 'garter stitch tab' (the starting point for many shawl designs); how to create the holes and decreases that form a lace pattern; how increases influence the shape of the shawl; how…
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Date
Sat 04 May 2019
Time
10.30am
Venue
Ullswater Room
Block Printing 600x600

MASTERCLASS: Block Print a Cushion Cover with The Arty Crafty Place

Join the Arty Crafty team to learn how to block print using our hand carved Indian printing blocks and textile paint to print your own gorgeous cushion cover to match the colours and style of your home. All materials provided and no previous experience necessary.
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Date
Sat 04 May 2019
Time
12.00pm
Venue
Workshop Room
Wool Felt Needle Case 600x600

MASTERCLASS: Wool Felt Needle Case with Angela Morris of Bobbin Patch

Create a unique wool felt needle case with beautiful appliqué featuring a bee skep, bees and flowers. It includes six pages of white wool felt inside to keep all your pins and needles safe. Suitable for beginners incorporating simple embroidery stitches.
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Date
Sat 04 May 2019
Time
1.30pm
Venue
Ullswater Room
Natural Dye Inks 600x600

MASTERCLASS: Natural Dye Inks: Painting Papers with Helen Melvin of Fiery Felts

Using vibrant artisan inks made in her North Wales Studio, Helen Melvin of Fiery Felts will offer inspiration and techniques to paint a variety of craft papers to create your own beautiful, one of a kind journal, perfect for every crafter! Suitable for beginners and those familiar with natural dyeing. Helen Melvin of Fiery Felts creates unique landscapes in naturally dyed felt and stitch and offers a fantastic range of related products including natural dyes, artisan inks, unusual dyeing kits,…
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Date
Sat 04 May 2019
Time
2.00pm
Venue
Workshop Room
Luna Lapin 600x600

MASTERCLASS: Luna Lapin: Make a Tiny Hand Stitched Bunny with Sarah Peel of CoolCrafting

Join Sarah Peel, creator of Luna Lapin, and make a tiny wool felt bunny using hand sewing. You will go away with your own beautifully finished bunny (or the ability to finish at home) along with the pattern and instructions to make more. All materials included. Sarah Peel is the designer of Luna Lapin and her Friends - author of two bestselling craft books. Sarah is the founder of CoolCrafting, providing contemporary fabrics and yarn for the modern handmade wardrobe.…
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Available Dates
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Next Date
Sat 04 May 2019
Time
3.00pm
Venue
Pennine Gallery
Wool Shop 600x600

MASTERCLASS: Arm Knitting For Beginners with The Wool Shop Leeds

Learn to knit using only your arms - no needles or knitting knowledge required! You will create your own infinity scarf during the masterclass and walk away wearing it! Really good fun and suitable for all. The Wool Shop Leeds are passionate about knitting and design and write their own patterns to ensure they always have something unique. Their Knitting Kits are affordable and achievable and suitable for all skill levels. From toys through to garments - the choice is…
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Date
Sat 04 May 2019
Time
3.30pm
Venue
Ullswater Room
Paper Cutting 600x600

MASTERCLASS: Beginner’s Guide to English Paper Piercing with Leah Halliday

A fantastic beginner’s workshop, where you’ll be introduced to the traditional patchwork technique of English Paper Piecing or EPP. It’s extremely therapeutic, addictive and a simple method of patchwork. This sociable practice is perfect for busy lives as it’s easily picked up and put down according to your time. It’s no wonder EPP is enjoying such a resurgence, as it’s a versatile, completely portable and a marvellous way to make use of scrap fabrics. During this workshop, you'll learn the…
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Date
Sun 05 May 2019
Time
10.00am
Venue
Workshop Room

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