Visit Winchester > Blog > Knitted King Alfs are filling up Winchester

Knitted King Alfs are filling up Winchester

Jane Austen's House
Jane Austen's House

When walking around Winchester city centre and the wider district keep a look out – knitted King Alfs will be appearing in independent shop windows from 14 April 2021.

See how many knitted King Alfs you can spot in independent shop and business windows all around Winchester district. Take a selfie with your favourites and use #KnittedAlf to share them with us on social media!

How many will you find?

If you are inspired by the knitted King Alfs and want to take one home you can create your own. Use the QR code found with the knitted King Alfs to find the knitting and crochet patterns to create your own Alf – or follow the link here. Your Alf could even feature in Hat Fair 2021 – the UK’s longest running festival of outdoor arts – hiding in businesses around the city centre.

This project is the creation of Playmakers who are responsible for a range of community engagement and creative learning programmes and activities. Playmakers is part of the Play to the Crowd family who bring us Hat Fair and the Theatre Royal Winchester.

Knitted King Alf