Meet the Makers

Find out more about the knitting experts in Meet the Makers. Here you can get to know some of our favourite contemporary knitters, find out where they get their inspiration from and what makes them tick!

Getting to Know Claire Garland

Claire Garland is the founder of ‘Dot Pebbles’, a collection of knitted doll patterns that she sells through her website and Etsy. As part of the blog hop to celebrate the publication of Claire’s latest book, Knit The Alphabet, we asked Claire about the book and her love of knitting… How did you start knitting?…

Getting to Know Nina Granlund Sther

Nina Granlund Sæther’s love of knitting, sewing, embroidery and crochet started before going to school. She’s a trained craft teacher, and in 1987 she started her career as a journalist working for a Norwegian Arts and Crafts Magazine. She’s currently the editor in chief in Hus & Bolig, and in 2013 was honoured for her…

Getting to Know… Lauren O’Farrell

Lauren O’Farrell is the founder and leader of Stitch London; a feisty knitting group, now the largest in the UK, which has won awards and acclaim for its fresh, contemporary approach to knitting. Lauren is also known (under the alter ego of ‘Deadly Knitshade’) for her impressive graffiti knitting. I spoke to Lauren about her…