Sally is a designer and maker working in knitted textiles, embroidery and upholstery. She machine knits lambswool on a Brother knitting machine to make her wooly creatures, dolls and cushions. This knitted fabric is also felted and used to upholster small stools and pouffes. Sally also gets her small blankets, gloves, and scarfs knitted in her designs and colours by a small family run factory in Scotland using their industrial knitting machines. Sally's business started from her home in South London in 2009 and since moving to Norfolk in 2014 she continues to work from her home in Norwich.
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