Design

Knitting the Blues

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The aim of this music video is to promote the therapeutic benefits of knitting for mental wellbeing and to break the stigma of talking about mental health. It charts character Lady Yarnarella’s experience of knitting a ‘Tension Bird’. With cameo appearances from knitwear designers, Laduma Ngxokolo, Kaffe Fassett, Brandon Mably and Jeanette Sloan, this film […]

Knitted Solidari-tea

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Size approx 72 cm x 56 cm

This is my knitted response to BBC Radio 4’s The Archers programme solidari-tea with Helen campaign. My artwork is to encourage people to stand with Helen, and other sufferers of domestic abuse.

On September 4th 2016, Helen Titchener nee Archer went on trial for stabbing her partner, Rob Titchener. Over […]

A knitted message for Helen Titchener of the Archers

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This knitted artwork is to raise awareness of domestic violence. Currently BBC Radio 4’s programme ‘The Archers’ storyline about the relationship between Helen and Rob Titchener explores this issue. The artwork is sited by the memorial to Penny Beale who was brutally murdered on 25th November 2001 in Hastings by her partner.

Jacquard in the Green

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For Jack in the Green 2015 in Hastings Old Town, I created and display my knitted Green Man. I called this artwork Jacquard in the green as the method of knitting is double jacquard, and is knitted in four shades of green.

The Green Man would appear to be a pagan symbol, however there is a  tradition […]

Knitted Newcastle United and Sunderland FC Football tops

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I was commissioned by Time to Boom on behalf of William Hill, to design a chunky knitted version of the Newcastle United  and Sunderland FC football tops.

A poll conducted by William Hill revealed that Newcastle and Sunderland fans were most likely to bare their flesh and wear short sleeve tops to football matches in the […]

Coco Carmel Knitted Cosy for Shreddies ‘Knitting Nanas’

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I was commissioned by Red Consultancy to design a knitted cosy for the knitting nana to knit for the launch of Nestle Coco Caramel Shreddies.

The brief was to design a cosy that could fit a cereal box. The method use to knit the cosy was intarsia.

Photo by Passion 4

Soli Deo Gloria (Glory to God alone) Art in Romney Marsh 2013

Size Aprox: Width 33″ – Height 50″

The stained glass windows in All Saints Church, Lydd, designed by Leonard Walker were the inspiration for my artwork. In the central panel are the words ‘To the Glory of God’. In fact these words appear in many different settings in this church.

The abbreviation ‘OMG’ (oh my God) and […]

2 Faced Jumper – txt Exhibition, Claremont Studios 2013

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The 2 Faced Jumper was shown at the txt exhibition held at the Claremont Studios, Hastings in 2013.

The exhibition: txt – what is the subtext when an artist includes text in their work? What relevance does the medium have to the reading of the words & what additional layers of meaning does it add to […]