Interview with Aroha Knits

Francoise Danoy of Aroha Knits, modern Maori knitting designer, interview with The Crimson Stitchery about diaspora design culture

Francoise Danoy is a Maori diaspora knitwear designer best known for her transformative use of Maori shapes and pattern. For her brand Aroha Knits, she uses the medium of knitting to explore and claim her cultural heritage. In this interview edition of my knitting podcast, I chat with Francoise all about the way she’s been […]

Interview with Natalie Warner, knitwear designer

Natalie Warner, London based knitting teacher and knitwear designer interview

On a very sunny summer afternoon, I visited knitwear designer, teacher and writer Natalie Warner in her garden. In this interview edition of my knitting podcast, I chat with Natalie about all things knitting, design and history. A fascination with makers and making Natalie is a lifelong maker who grew up in a vibrantly creative […]