Table with beakers and flasks containing brightly coloured crochet. In the background there is a Gurdon Institute banner with the tagline "Studying development to understand disease"

Stitching Science

Unleash your creativity and explore what’s inside a cell with this fun crochet craft

Group of people sat crocheting together

What is Stitching Science?

The project was designed to engage crafters in the local area through a series of knitting workshops.

Participants create a detailed crochet cell containing various organelles and discuss the different parts of the cell with scientists as they knit together.

Stitching Science at Home

You can also get involved in the Stitching Science project from the comfort of your own home!

Download your FREE illustrated instructions and find out more about what’s inside a cell (suitable for beginners and more advanced crocheters!).

We would love to see your creations – share a photo by tagging us on Instagram or Twitter @GurdonInstitute

Someone holding up a large crocheted cell with green cell and nuclear membrane and blue nuclues

Get in touch

If you have any questions, or would like to know more about Stitching Science we would love to hear from you.