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Learning to Spin & BIG Knitting @ Malcfest

September 10, 2012

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I’m going to make so much yarn!!!!!!! This was a really fun part of Malcfest for me! I got to learn how to card the fleece into lovely workable pieces to then spin into yarn. Here are a few photos from the day and my contribution to some BIG knitting.

A perfect match!

August 10, 2012

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Colour matching & testing with Malabrigo Yarn for garment I’ve had a piece of 2×2 rib machine knitting laying around for ages. Finally after finding this yarn on my visit to Uruguay, I discovered some yarn from a company called Malabrigo ( http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/  &  @MalabrigoBuzz ) A perfect match! Using a simple texture, I’m going […]

Skill Highlight: Textile Designer

August 7, 2012

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Originally posted on SkillPages Blog:
With over 10 million skills on SkillPages we’re seeing more and more variety in the skills added every day.  One such skill that stood out to us is fashion designing.  There are more than 16,000 fashion designers now registered with another 2,000 textile designers.  Their portfolios are so varied and beautiful we wanted to find out…

Rolling Repeats

May 18, 2012

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Its been a while since I played with some patterns. Here is a repeat which toned into a print and then a  knitted textile design. Next step is to enlarge it and see what happens…

Don Baez Internship in Uruguay!

April 28, 2012

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So whilst I was inUruguay visiting family and spending time with my grandma, I took some time to do a short internship with Don Baez – Montelan. I had a great time and learn loads about merchandising, vieweing the design team  processes as well as understanding buyers and clients needs. It was important for me […]

Knitwear Design for *?*!*?*!*

March 9, 2012

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So toward the end of Feb, I produced a whole hand knitted garment for a company who were launching their first collection. Here are some sneak peaks… Oh and it was also my FIRST properly paid job. So snap-cup for me!

Just some knitting I’ve been doing

December 28, 2011

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So a healthy combo of enthusiasm, random cash-wool’s and lurex to create this pretty piece of fabric… I would have loved to continue but I’m saving for a new machine… for now its hand knitting, crochet & embroidery that’s keeping me occupied 🙂