Welcome to Claire's web site!
I was taught to
knit by my grandmother when I was 6 years old, by the time I was 13 I was hand knitting jumpers
using commercial knitting patterns. I have been hand spinning different fibres for over 20 years, and have
had numerous solo exhibitions across the South West of England. of my hand spun hand knitted garments that I design
I use eco friendly fibres such as wool, silk, alpaca, mohair, soya protein and bamboo. The natural dyes
I use are from plants that I grow in my garden or plants I get from the hedgerow when I am out for a walk.
I am a full member of the
Somerset Guild of Craftsmen
Westward Ho and Bideford
I write articles regularly in
The Smallholder and Home Farmer magazine, on different subjects including hand spinning, natural dyeing and hand
Good Life Press Ltd has published my book 'Hand Spinning and natural
dyeing' it is available in book
shops across the UK and in the USA