YARNING: Stories from Birmingham

A podcast series by Sara Fowles about Black women knitters as part of ‘Yarning’ projects by Trevor Pitt

Podcast series

Craftspace has commissioned Birmingham based textile artist Sara Fowles to collect five stories on the heritage of yarn, knit and textiles within Birmingham’s Black community.

The stories include her own story of her relationship to knit and yarn. Her family memories, how she learnt the skills, what knitting means to her and how it became a passion and obsession in her life and work.


Episode 1: Sara Fowles

The first in the series of YARNING: Stories from Birmingham podcasts features an interview with Sara Fowles created with Trevor Pitt.

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Where Next

An eccentric looking woman lies back on a bench covered with a blanket. She looks shocked.


Bring your knitting along to Trevor Pitt’s new play.


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