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Posts Tagged ‘Do Lectures’

An interview with Anna Felton of Monkstone Knitwear, created with wool from sheep who live on Trevayne Farm in Wales

Abi Renshaw talks to Anna Felton of Monkstone Knitwear, purveyors of the finest designer hand knits, created with love on a sustainable farm in Wales. It doesn't get much better than this...

Written by Abi Renshaw

Monkstone Knitwear Stripe Sweater by Stephanie Brown (FAIIINT)
Monkstone Knitwear Stripe Sweater by Stephanie Brown (FAIIINT).

With the mild Autumn being over, the weatherman now talks of snow. Panic! Wondering what wardrobe essentials can help fight the impending chill? We talk to new label, Monkstone Knitwear, about the wool process, sheering the flock and permaculture from her partners beautiful Pembrokeshire farm.

Monkstone knitwear sheep by Alex Clunie
Monkstone knitwear sheep by Alex Clunie.

Can I just say Anna, what a glorious farm this is. You must find it so difficult to work when you have this for a view!
It’s a perk of the job that’s for sure. Trevayne Farm is a… read more

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Howies: Ethical active clothing pioneers in Wales

Howies was set up by former ad execs Claire and David Hieatt, with principles of good design and sustainability at its heart. Here's an extract from my profile about this active wear brand in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tania Kowalski was a workshop manager at a well-known contemporary jewellery gallery in London when Synnove Saelthun arrived from New York to join the design team. They soon discovered that […]