Salon Bench Newcastle: image Dave Remes
Salon Bench Knowle West: image Dave Remes

A FLOCK OF BENCHES

NEST, BIRMINGHAM

20 SEPTEMBER - 1 OCTOBER 2010

For Nest eight Salon Benches that have been made by knitting groups from across the UK will be exhibited. 

 

Each Salon Bench has been made collectively made by groups in Milton Keynes, Northampton, Devon, Bristol, London, Birmingham, Talgarth, and Newcastle-Gateshead. Using selected fleeces and uniquely spun yarns, each group has worked with an artist to personalise their benches by applying a variety knitting and felting techniques.

 

Salon Bench Northampton, led by Abi Jackson

Salon Bench Milton Keynes, led by Tracey Clarke

Salon Bench Roving Devon, led by Carolyn Morton

Salon Bench Newcastle-Gateshead, led by Joss Wrigg

Salon Bench Talgarth, led by Ann Rowson

Salon Bench London, led by Zarah Savage / Prick Your Finger

Salon Bench Knowle West and

Salon Bench Birmingham, led by Trevor Pitt

 

The design and construction of The Knitting Salon was produced with support from Craftspace.www.craftspace.co.uk