Knitting professionals, experts and enthusiastic amateurs are gathering together for a public study day looking at the history of the craft.
Academics from the University of Glasgow are uniting knitters from across Scotland at an event in the city which also looks at how it can contribute to tourism and fashion.
The study day, called Reinventing Scotland's Woollen Traditions, will hear talks looking at the impact knitting's recent popularity is having on Scotland's creative industries.
The university will also host a workshop with academics and experts from the heritage, art and design sectors examining the history of knitted textile crafts and the way it influences contemporary art and design.
Professor Lynn Abrams said: "Scotland has a rich history of producing knitted textiles and a reputation in the industry that is recognised around the world.
"We want this study day and workshop to not only look at the history and heritage of the craft but also how Scottish knitting can contribute to the future of Scottish tourism and fashion.
"In recent years interest in knitting has really boomed, and this is being reflected in fashion and popular culture today. Knitting is no longer the pastime of an older generation, it is increasingly appealing to a younger demographic who are engaging with the idea of expressing themselves through knitting as a creative art.
"The advance of the internet and social media has also been key to the emergence of new close-knit communities."