Online talk: Translating Pictish key patterns into cable knitting

06 May 2021, Starts: 19:30

Translating Pictish key patterns into cable knitting 

Online talk by Lucy Hague for Groam House Museum. 

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Designer Lucy Hague will discuss the design challenges encountered when translating Pictish-style key patterns into cable-knitting. This talk will focus on the stranded colour-work key pattern jumper designed by George Bain and Lucy's reconstruction of this design into cable-knitting. The event will include a practical demonstration of the unique knitting techniques Lucy has developed and pioneered.

Lucy Hague is a knitting designer, originally from Orkney and currently living in Edinburgh. She specialises in complex cable knitting patterns inspired by Celtic and Pictish art. She is the author of two books, Celtic Cable Shawls and Illuminated Knits. Her work featured in the 2019 Groam House Museum exhibition

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