Every idea has to start somewhere… a spark of inspiration, a need, or just unfulfilled passion. Certainly Unravel started with such a spark and everything I design begins the same way. The revered William Morris (1835-1896) famously said: “have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” It’s a maxim to live by and it inspires my creativity every day. I hope it will inspire yours.
This is my first blog in a series I’m calling ‘Knit Design Story’. It outlines where the idea for BOINN, my victorian inspired shawl, came from, all the way through to designing the pattern/kit which you can make today.Read More