Talk Thursday, 16 April 2020

This Golden Fleece

Explore the history of knitting in Britain with author Esther Rutter at this Members-only afternoon talk

  • Thursday, 16 April 2020

  • The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A South Kensington

  • Tickets cost £12.00 - £15.00

    Event is for members only.

Join author Esther Rutter as she unpicks the history of wool-crafts in the Britain from the link between knitting and protest to the legend of identifying fishermen by the knit of their jumpers. Esther will share her story of travelling the United Kingdom to discover the stories behind the traditional craft and how attitudes have shifted toward these intimately hand-made pieces over the past century.