WoolFest begins

An exhibition called the Wonder Of Wool begins in Cumbria today. It reviews the use of wool as a medium and an inspiration in contemporary British art. More than 20 artists and designers are involved in the exhibition.

The art of knit and stitch

All aspects of wool are investigated Credit: PA

Wonder Of Wool brings together more than 20 artists and designers whose practice has been influenced by wool, knitting and needlecrafts. The exhibition shows work from the last decade charting the developing prevalence of wool and knit in new communities and among a younger, more urban demographic.

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