jelly @ Jacksons
Birthday Cake Candle Knitting Workshop
September 9/10/11 2010

Come and join jelly at Jacksons for the Heritage Open Days programme for the first time as they join together to bring you a very unique event.

To celebrate to the 135th anniversary of Jacksons, Reading’s oldest family run department store, local community arts organisation, Jelly along with the Outcast knitters will host knitting workshops with a difference in the store’s haberdashery department.

Drop in at any session and knit a candle to place on the knitted birthday cake which will then feature as part of the store’s celebratory window display, the following week.

Chat, knit, pick some knitting tips and be inspired but the Outcasts – knitters who are at the forefront of a new wave craft scene currently hitting the UK.

For beginners, there will plenty of help and needles and yarns for you to use.

Jelly and the Outcasts have created a very special Jacksons Birthday Cake Candle Knitting Pattern which is free for you to download at or on our homepage. So what are you waiting for? Download your copy now and get started?

All are welcome at these informal drop in sessions.

Thursday 9 September 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Friday 10 September 10.30am – 12.30pm
Saturday 11 September 10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Pattern Download click here

If you can’t make it to drop of your candle then please feel free to post them to:

jelly ArtPad, 3rd Floor, 42 Market Place, Reading RG1 2DE.
elly @ Jacksons
Birthday Cake Candle Knitting Workshop

Outside:Inside Festival 31st July-21st August 2010

If you haven’t heard already Reading has a new festival that is growing in size and popularity year by year.

If you have the time or are in town come and join the outcasts on Saturday 21 August in Market Place. You can find out more by visiting the official site