Harrogate’s in stitches over it

Here’s a pearl of a story for those of you in and around Harrogate, the town so posh that the birds fly upside down. On November 21 to November 24, the town is hosting the Knitting and Stitching Show.

Not particularly exciting – it had to happen somewhere – but this year, making its first visit to the UK. Ladies and gentlemen, prepare yourself for the International Shibori Symposium – Europe. And just in case you didn’t know, Shibori is a traditional Japanese textile art dating back to the 8th century.

In a press release which, heroically, contains not a single exclamation mark, the Diary has learned that… hold on, stop packing that bag. You’ve got a whole day to get there yet. Oh, all right then – wait for the Diary!

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