When my colleague Erin, invited me to join her on a visit to Framework Knitters Museum, although a relatively new member of the team I’m ashamed to say I knew very little about it.
I discovered that the museum is located in a quiet corner of the pretty village of Ruddington just south of the city. Blink and you might just miss it. Please don’t. This is a mesmerising journey into the birth of the knitting machine, the working & living conditions of the framework knitters, and how it all led to Nottingham’s establishment as a global centre for machine-produced lace in the 19th century. A place not to be