At heart I am a textile designer, never happier than when I’m playing with pattern, or concocting new colourways. It always feels like a kind of magic to me, something I can completely lose myself in. I believe in the magic a beautiful textile can hold, evoking memories, and something we can truly treasure for a lifetime. I feel hugely grateful that people are drawn to the textiles I create, & that I can express my creativity in my adult life.
I produce a range of contemporary knitwear accessories that have become known for their bold use of colour and pattern, and focus on high-quality production methods. I use cutting-edge digital knitting technology to produce intricately patterned luxury fabrics, with the highest quality finish.
The British knitwear industry is globally renowned for its outstanding quality and unique heritage, something I feel strongly about supporting, to see the long continuation of skilled people and manufacturing in this country. I am therefore very proud to work with a specialist knitwear manufacturer in Leicester, UK to produce my range of knitwear accessories.
I graduated from Winchester School of Art with a First Class Honours degree in Textile Design, specialising in Knitwear. I then studied for an MA in Fashion Knitwear at the Royal College of Art. Since then I have worked as a freelance knitwear designer for a variety of designers from high end to high street. I currently combine producing my own collection of accessories with teaching on the Fashion Knitwear pathway at Winchester School of Art.
Sam Foley – Smiths Row
‘Hi Sarah, just wanted to say that your lovely blanket arrived. It’s so amazing. I gave it to my sister and she cried because she loved it so much. You have two very happy customers, and hopefully a third little one soon! The new baby is gonna come home from the hospital wrapped you blanket!’
Valerie – happy customer