What also amazed me is the collaborative working between many different people not just on the different panels to produce the whole work but also on the individual pieces themselves. How did the stitches decided who would work on which bit? Did they work on it at the same time or did it go from stitchers home to home. I also enjoyed seeing their own style with their signature designs especially 'Needles & Gins'.
I would definitely recommend a visit - I'm not Scottish so not familiar with all the historical references made but it was worth catching the 6.15am train for! It is on in Edinburgh until the 13th September and then will return to the
I also spent sometime sitting on that settee browsing at the great selection of knitting books by the likes of Tin Can Knits and Ysolda Teague.
I had a brilliant day in Edinburgh and look forward to my visit next March to the Edinburgh Yarn Festival with my best friend. More photos of my day can be found on this page. The icing on the cake was to see Alnmouth from the train for the first time (Fizz's favourite place in the whole wide world!)
p.s. A big thank you to my best friend for her help with my new blog header.