My first hand was sewing. Then I found knitting, a pastime worked on the lap and taken everywhere. Knitting opened the door to Art School, clothed me and family and became an artform where I learned to design patterns and garments. For some years, I knitted Fair Isle. Now, I am studying a Masters at Nottingham Trent University in Fashion, Textiles, Knit. I’m specialising in Digital CAD lace knitting and have been deeply inspired by Shetland cobweb lace shawls from my recent visits to Lerwick and main island. Into the lace, I will darn to create a story…
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2nd Year sponsored by Sato Seni, Japan with yarn used in Home Page image.
Also delighted to confirm that I am being sponsored by Lanificio dell’ Olivo during my 2nd year at NTU.
Jamieson & Smith sponsors of 1ply Shetland Supreme Lace Weight in year one of my MA
Residency at The Booth, Scalloway, December 2017