Tag Archives: Kate Davies

An Open Letter to the Shetland Islands Council

To The Shetland Islands Council, I write to express my dismay on learning of your decision to not renew Promote Shetland’s contract, which puts three people out of a job and imperils the inspiring work that they have done. From … Continue reading

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Shetland oo : wool , textiles , work

For some months now my friends Kate Davies and Tom Barr have been working together on an important book: Shetland oo : wool , textiles , work. Published by Kate Davies Designs, this book celebrates the people in Shetland who … Continue reading

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Thoughts on self-publishing and crowd-funding

Tomorrow I’m welcoming Karie Westermann to the KNITSONIK blog for a Q&A about her wondrous forthcoming book, This Thing of Paper. This Thing of Paper is to be a self-published collection of knitting patterns with accompanying essays and it takes … Continue reading

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KNITSONIK 09 – The Wonders of Electricity

Finally another episode of the KNITSONIK podcast – I didn’t mean to be away for so long but I’ve got a bad wrist; probably it is my old foe arthritis… so a long episode featuring lots of amazing sounds. You … Continue reading

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Adventures in Washing Up

You may remember that Kate Davies and I produced a tea towel together last year. The tea towel is back on sale in the KDD shop and it features Kate’s amazing knitwear designs illustrated by me. What you may not … Continue reading

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KNITSONIK 07 – Finding The Fabric of The Place (Part 2)

Welcome back! This is the second part of a bumper edition of the KNITSONIK podcast dedicated to “Finding The Fabric of The Place”. It shares work from the worlds of soundart and knitting which celebrate or explore our relationship to … Continue reading

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