Knitwear Blog

Denver Knitting Shop Mirage

June 26, 2012

Hi all, Just came back from a great day out in Denver. Totally unexpectedly stumbled upon a fabulous little knitting shop in Denver library! I know, how weird is that a knitting shop in a library!! If only Northamptom library did the same, how many budding new knitwear designers there would be?! So what was… Read more »

Nottingham Trent University

April 3, 2012

I was recently up in Nottingham meeting Fashion Marketing students to discuss my eco knitwear brand. The students are working on a live project with myself & another designer. I was very impressed with their enthusiasm for my product & how much they were interested in me as a designer. All of the students are going… Read more »

Creative knitting school, eco knitwear design, freelance knitwear design update

April 2, 2012

The website is really starting to come together now with lots to think about & do. My good friend Jo of www.cocoacreative.co.uk is whipping the whole thing into shape with some lovely design ideas & teaching me all about website design & technical stuff (a very hard task for anyone when you are a textile person,… Read more »

Creative Machine Knitting School has been hailed a great success

March 24, 2012

Hello all, Well, the creative knitting school has been hailed a great success! Courses are filling up fast so take a look at my website http://www.knittingschool.co.uk/ to see when the next dates are. The courses a run on a rolling calendar so don’t worry if you are unlucky this time, all courses will be repeated… Read more »

Knitting School. Creative machine knitting courses & information

January 12, 2012

Well, here’s the first blog for my Knitting School! Watch out for the website http://www.knittingschool.co.uk/ which will be live soon. In the mean time, look here for all the information regarding workshop dates & times. Here’s a brief outline of what the courses will be about:- Creative design: machine knitting workshops Here at ‘Knitting School’… Read more »

See my knitwear designs on line at Moschino & River Island

December 15, 2011

Well I have had a great week seeing my design on line in Moschino www.moschino.com look under women’s knitwear, scroll down to row 6. The design I sold is the first on the left look at the image above-does it look familiar? It’s now blue ground with red black & cream circles across the chest instead… Read more »

Off to Nottingham to discuss eco yarns & other knitty things

December 6, 2011

I’m off to sit in a meeting with some very important people in recycling & eco knitwear specialists tomorrow! It’s fantastic that I am able to be in the same room as these influencial people for a few hours! I have really been looking forward this meeting for a while. I can show them all… Read more »

Lovely time in London

November 29, 2011

Phew! Just back from teaching yesterday & today. Had a fabulous time as always but now feel thoroughly exhausted. Friday & Saturday was spent on & around Brick Lane & Spittlefields market in London. I stumbled upon a shop called Junky Styling- see image below, check out their website http://www.junkystyling.co.uk/ . Men’s tailored jackets are cut… Read more »

November 24, 2011

Just about keeping my eyes open today after waking up early to write down some of my ideas before I drifted off into slumber again. The ideas just kept coming! Before I knew it I had a whole page full of ideas for more eco home products. My ideas seemed to be based around my… Read more »

New flyer with dates for your diary

November 17, 2011

   

creative machine knitting courses. Flyer & dates for you diary

Here’s the latest flyer for the Creative machine knitting courses starting in January ’12.Hope you like, contact me if you need any information

To do list: good or bad?

Picture:Eco Shetland wool yarn garment which can be worn in several different ways, look out for this on my new website which will be coming soon! Press release done-check Photos taken-check Phew I can have a little rest! But not for long, I need to start again taking more images of my work to show… Read more »

creative machine knitting courses

November 11, 2011

New creative machine knitting courses starting soon, New courses for beginners- all knitting machines & equipment & lunch will be provided. Learn in a friendly atmosphere in my studio with small or one to one groups. Courses start January 11 2012 Claire Newberry is a very experienced knitwear designer & lecturer with many years working… Read more »