It takes me approximately 10 hours to knit a hat from start to finish. This includes washing, (not including drying) tying in the ends and making a pom pom for the top. It’s got me thinking about hand manufacturing and the costs/time/impacts associated. I knit these hats with 3 needles, completely by hand, it’s notContinue reading “Hand Manufacturing, Value + Conscious Design”
Category Archives: Browns Road Textiles
Home + Hats
I have not written a blog on this page for quite some time, over the past fours years I have been working as a designer in the Scottish textiles and manufacturing industry for various companies which has meant that my own design work has taken a bit of a back seat. Over the past fewContinue reading “Home + Hats”
In March we traveled over to NYC for a five day trip which promised adventure. The city, in which I have never been to, was totally mesmerising. It was exactly what I imagined and much more. The urban landscape for me is always inspiring especially in contrast to the open space landscape I grew upContinue reading “New York…”
A long silence….
Half a year later, a new location and a new job, a lot has changed…. Now living back on mainland Scotland, I miss home a lot I am also loving the new adventures which are widening my learning experiences as well as broadening my design skills. More to follow soon, but for now, here areContinue reading “A long silence….”