Yarn + Stitch is a one off print magazine produced to celebrate Yarningham Online Festival 2021. Named after the two birds which feature alongside festival mascots Boris and Donald, Yarn + Stitch features contemporary knitting & crochet patterns in beautiful yarns, exclusive articles, Midlands maker spotlights and Boris & Donald the alpacas in their debut comic strip adventure (designed by Ruth Green).
Sara Fowles, Helen Winnicott, Venetia Headlam and Lilith Winnicott are the team behind Yarningham Festival. Yarningham is an annual yarn festival bringing the best new independent dyers and producers to Birmingham. As the only Black led yarn festival in the UK, they are unique.
Co-founder of Yarningham Sara Fowles explains: “With Yarn + Stitch magazine, we want to celebrate the friendships and connections we make at yarn events - something that we have all missed in recent months”.
Yarn + Stitch is brought to you by Yarningham, Birmingham’s annual yarn festival. Yarningham is a Black led organisation.