Create your part in the National Wool Museum's Exhibition of Hope

National Wool Museum

Thank you for your square contributions. Contributions for Exhibition of Hope have now closed.

The Exhibition of Hope involved the creation of 8 inch or 20cm rainbow coloured squares. These will now be joined together by National Wool Museum Volunteers and exhibited later in the year at the National Wool Museum and following this, the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea.

Please keep an eye out on this page and @amgueddfawlan Facebook and Twitter pages for more information about the Exhibition of Hope.

Rainbows are often used as a symbol of peace and hope and as we know, they often appear when the sun shines following heavy rainfall. They serve to remind us that following dark times, there is always light at the end of the tunnel.


Ann walters
30 July 2021, 22:35
When is the rainbow blanket going to be on show.
Nia Evans Amgueddfa Cymru – Museum Wales Staff
23 July 2020, 10:13

Hi Jacky,

Thank you for getting in touch with us. I'm afraid a date still hasn't been confirmed yet. Please keep an eye on this webpage as now we have a date for re-opening we are in a position to make arrangements to receive the knitted squares. All information will be posted on our website and social media channels.

Kind regards,

(Digital team)

6 July 2020, 08:25
Do you have any update of when we can send squares please.......many thanks jacky
Nia Evans Amgueddfa Cymru – Museum Wales Staff
27 May 2020, 12:02

Hi Jacky,

Thank you for getting in touch with us. Dates for sending the squares to us hasn't been confirmed yet, but when it has, we will be posting the information on the website. We have no limit on the number of squares and welcome as many possible! In terms of type of stitch, my colleague has confirmed that we accept any kind. Please get in touch if you have any additional questions.

Many thanks,

(Digital team)

21 May 2020, 09:19
Please could you advise if squares still required & when will you require them to be sent in. Also can any stitch in knitting be done, many thanks & what a great idea
susan milne
24 April 2020, 19:44

I have a large drawing of an oversizes ball of wool of which I have a digital image.

I made the drawing for an exhibition at the Brecknock Museum celebrating Welsh Wool and sheep farming at the time of the Foot and Mouth crisis in 2001.

Seeing your information for the Exhibition of Hope, I wondered if you would like me to send you an image of the drawing to use on your website,
Just an idea !
Susan Milne


Susan lyle
24 April 2020, 17:54
Hi I would love to be involved in this great project .As others have said a great idea.
Regards sue
Dwynwen Murray
21 April 2020, 21:37
Edrych ymlaen i weu sgwar at y flanced.
looking forward to knitting my square.
Have been knitting for prem babies while in lockdown.
9 April 2020, 19:36
Fabulous idea
Nia Evans Amgueddfa Cymru – Museum Wales Staff
9 April 2020, 12:21

Dear Vera Arrowsmith,

Thank you very much for your comment. Any squares are much appreciated, including ones that have been crocheted.

Kind regards,

(Digital team)

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