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Open category for hand knitting/crochet £1,000 worth of prizes to be won!




Open category for hand knitting/crochet £1,000 worth of prizes to be won!


Sponsored by UK Hand Knitting Association (UKHKA), The Campaign For Wool, Love Wool UK and Twisted Thread.

Closing date: 18th July 2014  UK Residents Only

Details below are directly from the UK Hand Knitting Association site: 

Dynamic, innovative design - dramatic fashion – idiosyncratic furnishings – intriguing artworks – hand knitting and crochet in all its guises.

Entered work must be hand knitted or crocheted and ready for intended use (not swatches). Work will be judged on originality, overall concept and the innovative use of techniques. Applicants are encouraged to use wool or wool-rich yarns.The competition is open with immediate effect and photographs of your entered piece(s) should be sent along with your contact details on reverse side of each photograph to the address below. Closing date for photographs is 18th July 2014.  If selected, you will be notified via email by end of July. 

We also require a 50-60 word statement about your work to be sent with your photographs. 
Entries will be selected for the finalist’s exhibition which will be staged at the Knitting and Stitching Shows Autumn 2014:   Alexandra Palace, London 8th – 12th Oct and International Halls Harrogate 20th – 23rd Nov.

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