Fabric of Britain is a Documentary programme.

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Fabric of Britain

Documentary telling the story of how knitting rose from basic craft to the height of popular fashion in the 20th century. It's a craft that has given us scratchy jumpers, sexy bathing costumes and the infamous poodle loo cover, has sustained Britain through the hardships of war and shown a mother's love to generations of little ones. Today, knitwear has become a staple of every wardrobe thanks to a prince's golfing taste, The Beatles and 1980s breakfast television. Warm-hearted and surprising, this is the story of the people's craft, and a very British one at that. episode 1.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is Fabric of Britain next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 August 29th, 12:30am and on BBC 4 August 31st, 1:00am. See more...