First Watch: Design Inspiration

For me, knitwear design usually always begins with a structure or a place – a bridge, a coastline, an outdoor marketplace. I am always open to inspiration in unexpected places, and more often than not it’s the littlest things that kick off an idea. My philosophy is simple: I want my designs to be timeless […]

Land & Sea: A theme for a new landscape

My Uncle Jimmy was a merchant seaman. He always brought me trinkets from his travels: stamp collections, a llama poncho, a woven wool blanket…. to name a few. He sent postcards from places I’d never imagined – nothing too elaborate, but a few scrawled lines to tell me where he’d been. He was rough around the edges but I knew […]