Thursday, July 30, 2009

Knitting/crochet competition

Knitted Textile Awards 2009
The Knitted Textile Awards 2009, sponsored by the UK Hand Knitting Association (UKHKA) and GMC Publishing’s Knitting magazine is open to all undergraduates and those graduating in 2009. It is aimed at exploring the art and craft of contemporary knitting and crochet.The current trend for knitted textiles is as strong as ever and the annual Knitted Textile Awards always attracts a lot of media attention as well as providing an opportunity for students and graduates to win £1,000 in prize money or 3 further prizes of £350 each. Students are also able to enter pieces from current coursework so no additional work is necessary.Work will be judged on originality, overall concept and the innovative use of technique, yarns, materials and colour.The competition is open with immediate effect with a deadline for entries on 1 August 2009. Details of how to enter can be found at the website below.For further information please contact: Beccy Erwin, Admissions Administrator on 01896 892163 or e-mail

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