He studied Printed Textiles at Art College followed by a Master’s Degree in knitwear. His first job, just a week after leaving education, was with celebrated British fashion icon Zandra Rhodes. Since then, Nick has worked with a wide range of great design brands such as Gucci, Donna Karan and Pringle.
His approach to knitting is akin to engineering or even architecture with intriguing structures and concepts. His passion is stitch and he is always thinking of how he can invent a new stitch or reinterpret a classic. You will never have seen stitch patterns quite like the ones Nick produces and you will look at your knitting in a totally different way once you have tried them. It’s almost like Nick has chucked out the knitting rule book to create patterns that excite. They may appear tricky, but each one is a satisfying knit giving you a real sense of achievement.
Here are a couple of our favourites.
Paris is a versatile wrap and the stitch is very reminiscent of Missoni’s work – bang on trend with the opening of the Missoni exhibition at The Fashion and Textile Museum https://www.ftmlondon.org/ftm-exhibitions/missoni-art-colour/
Fourteen is definitely a garment that will be admired by your knitting friends. The wrapped stitch gives a very flattering fabric.
Allium is a cascade of horseshoe cables around a central column – a lovely jumper for spring.