In The Loop

Past Events

Past events

Past Events

The knitting collections have been the springboard for a range of activities and events. We aim to encourage access and collaboration, from the local to the global.

These activities and events include:

Knitting has an image problem, paper given at the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 2008

In the loop 1: knitting past, present and future, Winchester Campus, University of Southampton Library, 2008

Highlights from the Montse Stanley Collection, exhibition in the Special Collections Gallery, University of Southampton Library, 2008

The Knitting Room @ Cornershop, Winchester, 2008

Inspiring Collectors and Collections, the Knitting Collections held by the University of Southampton Library, public talk at Shetland Museum & Archives, 2009

At BABE: Bristol Artists Book Event with the Knitting & Sewing School display of items from the Artists’ Books Collection related to textiles including knitting & sewing, Arnolfini, Bristol, 2009

Knitting together, the Knitting Collections held by the University of Southampton Library, public talk at “Unravel: a festival of knitting”, Farnham, 2009

In the loop 2: tradition and renewal, University of Southampton Library in collaboration with the Shetland Museum & Archives, 2010

The Knitting Reference Library at the Hambledon, Winchester, 2010

Inspiring Collections, paper given at the ARLIS: Art Libraries Society, UK & Eire Annual Conference, Cambridge, 2010

Knitted together: a new pattern for the future, paper given at VADS: Visual Arts Data Service Project Conference, RIBA, London, 2011

Inspiring generations, the Knitting Collections held by the University of Southampton Library, public talk at Bookham Knitting Club, Surrey, 2012

Pompom making, open access public workshop, Winchester Discovery Centre, 2012

In the loop 3: the voices of knitting, Winchester Discovery Centre, 2012

From rags to riches: texts and textiles in the Artists’ Books Collection, paper given at Texts and Textiles, Centre for Material Texts, University of Cambridge, 2012

19th century knitting manuals

19th century knitting manuals

Now online

Menswear knitting patterns

Menswear knitting patterns

Now digitised

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