Knit New Lanark – Scotland in Six | 2017

Knit New Lanark

Yarnbombers, guerrilla knitters and crochet hookers will descend on New Lanark to cover as much of the site as possible in woollen yarn as part of the wider Scotland in Six celebrations!

As part of New Lanark’s Easter Weekend History, Heritage & Archaeology celebrations, we’ll be yarnbombing the traditional social hub of the village – the Institute!  In the run up to the event, we’ll be looking for knitted contributions and visitors to the site can find a pom-pom making station in the Institute.

On the day itself, there will be talks about the history and archaeology of New Lanark, skills taster workshops for heritage stitching activity, and of course lots of stitching, knitting and crochet.  Throughout the course of the day, we’ll add more and more to the yarnbomb site, creating a very different view of this iconic venue. 

Tickets – Eventbrite

Participants of all ages can either knit in advance and bring their creations, or use the colourful New Lanark woollen yarn which will be provided at the venue. If you can’t make it to the event, but would still like to contribute your knitting, we’d still love to hear from you! Please contact for more information.

All of the action will be documented on social media throughout the day and you’re invited to join the fun with #ScotlandinSix.

Explore – New Lanark

Accessibility – Information for Visitors with Mobility Needs

Signature Event for Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017 | Funded by EventScotland

Biscuits kindly provided by:

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New Lanark, New Lanark Rd, Lanark ML11 9DB

Tuesday 18 April