Arrival and Registration
Welcome and Introduction (Patricia Allerston & Lynn Abrams)
Newington (Textile Conservation Centre, Winchester School of Art),
“Knitted together: a new pattern for the future".
Taylor (Heriot Watt University), “Bernat Klein: An Eye for
Shaw (Manchester Metropolitan University), ‘Whole Garment
knitwear, new ways of making clothes’.
Gordon (Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther), “Maritime
Influences on the Design of Traditional Knitwear: the Fisherman’s
Abrams (Glasgow University), “Hand-Knitting as survival:
Shetland women, independence and consciousness in the 19th and 20th
Sinclair (Fair Isle), “The History of Textile production
in Fair Isle: its significance to the economy and culture of a small
Arnold (Robert Gordon University), “An assessment of the
gender dynamic in Fair Isle (Shetland) Knitwear.”
Roundtable and Summing Up