• Welcome to Blooming Marvellous – The Knitted Garden, an intergenerational community knitting/crochet project. Initially made by over 2000 volunteers culminating in a knitted/crocheted 3D garden which climbed, creeped and blossomed over three floors of Bournemouth Library in 2011, where it amazed 30,300 visitors and is now on tour around the UK for its sixth year.

The exhibition is available for hire.

Visitor comments published by The Thelma Hulbert Gallery may 2016

‘Fascinating + joyful. Still smiling

‘Incredible collection of knitted gems. Wonderful!’

Visitor comments published in The Red House Museum Curator’s Report Feb 2016

All the feedback was positive, a selection of comments:-

‘Utterly enchanting’ ; ‘Brilliant initiative,

more please!’; ‘leaving with a big smile’;

‘Jaw dropping, wonderful, amusing’




What our visitors say…..