KNIT AND STITCH SHOW 2017

KNIT AND STITCH SHOW 2017

KNIT AND STITCH SHOW 2017

knit and stitch show

SATURDAY 8 – SUNDAY 9 APRIL 2017 // In association with CoolCrafting // A carefully curated show of Rheged’s favourite knit and stitch suppliers from across the UK – ideal for anyone with a love of textile based craft. Over 30 selected exhibitors over four Exhibition Halls, including the finest yarns, natural wool and knits, quilting, patchwork, felting, buttons, beads and much more.There’s also demonstrations, workshops and talks from inspiring designers and makers and a special ‘knit along’ film screening of YARN: The Movie.

Exhibitors include;

Bobbin Patch, Buttons Inc, Coastal Colours, CoolCrafting, Crafts from the  Dungeon, Dales Looms & Lakshmi Designs, Di Gilpin Ltd, Dotty Dove’s Designs, Emily Foulds, Fabric Affair, Fi Oberon (Saturday only), Hannalin Crafts, Hooked by Design, Hot Butter Yarns, Just Sew, Leah Halliday, Little Mouse Creations, Mothy and the Squid, Original Designs by Eileen Blood, RagRugs, Reticule, Sally Moon Group, Superior Sewing Centre Ltd, Susan Briscoe Designs (Sunday only) Temporary Measure, The Arty Crafty Place, The Knitting Gift Shop, The Upper Eden Quitters, The Threshing Barn, Town End Alpacas, WooSheeps, Yarns from the Plain.

Workshops and demonstrations available throughout the weekend, drop in at the following stands for more information (online booking not required). Crafts from the Dungeon • Dotty Dove’s Designs • Hooked by Design • Original Designs by Eileen Blood Reticule • Sally Moon Group • The Arty Crafty Place Yarns from the Plains

Free Talks with your entry ticket (Saturday only);

  • 11.30am Sarah Peel: Building your craft business 40 mins
  • 3 pm Di Gilpin: Special notes on achieving a perfect fit when designing for yourself • 40 mins • Free with an entry ticket.

Opening times 9.30-5.00pm (Saturday) and 9.30-4.00pm (Sunday) | £2 entry fee. | Free parking at Rheged and a free park and ride from Penrith Auction Mart (1/2 miles from Rheged)

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In association with CoolCrafting. Whether you enjoy practical crafts or you prefer experimental and decorative textiles, you’ll find everything you need to be inspired! Catch numerous demonstrations including knitting, spinning and weaving, felt making and beading and quilting. Exhibitors include; Bobbin Patch, Buttons Inc, Coastal Colours, CoolCrafting, Crafts from the Dungeon, Dales Looms & Lakshmi Designs, Di Gilpin Ltd, Dotty Dove’s Designs, Emily Foulds, Fabric Affair, Fi Oberon (Saturday only), Hannalin Crafts, Hooked by Design, Hot Butter Yarns, Just Sew,…
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Date
Sat 08 April 2017
Time
9.30am
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Date
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Sat 08 April 2017
Time
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9.30am
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Date
Sun 09 April 2017
Time
10.30am
Venue
Pennine Gallery
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Date
Sun 09 April 2017
Time
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Date
Sun 09 April 2017
Time
2.30pm
Venue
Pennine Gallery
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Date
Sun 09 April 2017
Time
11.30pm
Venue
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