Cake, conversation and knitting with the Glasgow Picknitters

By Jolene Crawford

Fancy a picknit? Textile artist Johanna Flannigan introduces us to the event she started for fun that has grown into a popular meet up for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Meet the men and women who chat and eat cake while knitting in Glasgow's public spaces.

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The Glasgow Picknitters

Meet the men and women who chat and eat cake while knitting in public. BBC World Affairs Correspondent Allan Little describes some of the key moments from his career and answer questions about what it is like to report the world in an age of conflict. Bill Boyd reads his poem Hogmanay, written in the style of Robert Burns.

Small woollen snail on a leafWhy not try out this tutorial from Johanna to create your own woollen snail?

If the thought of cake, chat and craft appeals then there are many arts and crafts groups throughout Scotland to help get the creativity flowing.

Have a look through the links below to find a group in your local area.

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