Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Knitting History Conference, Saturday 6 November 2010

LOOPING THE LOOPS
Knitting History Conference, Saturday 6 November 2010
London College of Fashion,
20, John Princes Street, London, W1.

Speakers and Subjects already agreed:

Dr. Philip Sykas, Manchester Metropolitan University:
Silk Yarns for Knitting and their use in Britain.

Debbie Bamford
The natural dyeing of silk yarns.

Susan  North, Curator of Fashion 1550-1800, V & A Museum:
Knitting Backwards? Deciphering the Patterns of Historical Knitting

Dr. Carol Christiansen, Curator of Costume at Shetland Museums
details of the knitted garments found on the 17th century Gunnister man


There will also be a short AGM.

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