machine knitting

Machine Knitting Memories

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In 2014 I took part in a reminiscence project called ‘Knit Your Memories Together’ run by The Craftimation Factory

Machine knitting is a craft in it’s own right, and was hugely popular from the 1950’s – 1980’, with people knitting in their homes, creating school jumpers, baby clothes and much more.

As with hand knitting it saw […]

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 […]

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 […]