“In knitting, there are ancient possibilities; the earth is enriched with the dust of the millions of knitters who have held wool and needles since the beginning of sheep.”  Elizabeth Zimmermann


Founded in 1987, the Handknitters Guild of South Australia Inc is an association of knitters representing the interests of knitting within the general community, who provide education for people learning and mastering the craft of knitting and  encourage high standards in knitting.

We are proud to have as our Patron, Dr Shona Osborn, knitter, musician, Senior Consultant Anaesthetist RAH and Clinical Senior Lecturer, Adelaide Medical School, The University of Adelaide. Many thanks to our previous Patron, knitter and former Labor Senator, Dr Rosemary Crowley.

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“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”  Picasso