Jeanette Sloan

Jeanette Sloan is a designer, tutor and writer who produces hand knitting patterns for the craft industry. She holds a BA (Hons) in Textile Design and an Mdes in Textile Design from Heriot Watt University, has written several books on hand knitting and is resident columnist for Laine Magazine.

Describe your approach to teaching

My project based teaching approach is relaxed and friendly. I engage the group as a whole while focusing on the needs of each individual ensuring no-one feels left behind. 

What inspires your own work? 

My work is inspired by unusual stitch construction and contrasting yarn combinations while developing stitches that blur the line between knit and crochet.

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