If you would like to meet Esther and hear her talk about her first book, This Golden Fleece, then please click on the links below to book your ticket:

Evening at the Yarn Cake, Glasgow

Friday 15 November 2019, 6.30pm

Fizz, a buffet, books and wool – what more could you want?

Tickets are £25 and include a copy of This Golden Fleece (RRP £16.99), drinks and food.

Call 0141 946 5305 to book.


Knitting Extravaganza at Portobello Books

Thursday 21st November, 6.30pm

A night of all things Golden Fleece – plus a special pre-Christmas pop-up shop from Ginger Twist Studio!




Past Events

Spinning New Yarns – Clare Hunter and Esther Rutter

Date: Saturday 17th August 2019, 4pm

Location: Edinburgh International Book Festival


This Golden Fleece at The Wanstead Tap

Date: Friday 6th September 2019, 7.30pm

Location: The Wanstead Tap, Arch 352 Winchelsea Road Forest Gate London E7 0AQ


This Golden Fleece: Bury St Edmunds Launch

Date: Saturday 7th September 2018, 3pm

Location: Quaker Meeting House, St John’s Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP32 1SJ


Britain’s Knitted History in St Andrews

Date: Tuesday 24th September 2019, 8pm

Location: Topping and Company Booksellers, St Andrews

Esther Rutter at Wigtown Book Festival

Date: Saturday 28th September 2019, 10.30am

Location: County Buildings, Wigtown

Shetland Wool Week: This Golden Fleece

Date: Friday 4th October 2019, 1.15pm

Location: Shetland Museum and Archives, Lerwick

Blairgowrie Bookmark Festival – with Clare Hunter

Date: Sunday 6th October 2019, 11am

Location: Blairgowrie Community Campus

Knit-a-long with Karie Westermann (part of Golden Hare Festival)

Date: Saturday 19th October, 4pm

Location: The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

This Golden Fleece at Dove Cottage: Knitting Workshop and Talk

Date: Sunday 20th October 2019, 10am-1pm

Location: Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria


This Golden Fleece – Waterstones in Kendal

Date: Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 6.30pm

This Golden Fleece – Waterstones in Lancaster

Date: Thursday 24th October 2019, 6.30pm


This Golden Fleece at Taigh Chearsabhagh

Date: Thursday 31st October 2019

Location: Taigh Chearsabhagh, North Uist


This Golden Fleece at Faclan: The Hebridean Book Festival

Date: 10am, Saturday 2nd November 2019

Location: An Lanntair, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis