About Me

I am a South African based knitwear designer. While I grew up in Pretoria I am now privileged enough to live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world: Cape Town.

 

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I am married to The Geek and have 3 beautiful children, affectionately known as The Pinklets.

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I learnt to knit from my mother as a child and have been knitting most of my life. Now as a home schooling mom surrounded by kids, dogs, dishes, laundry, ironing (okay I lie, I don’t iron) and housework all day, it is easy to loose who you are and why you are unique. Knitting gives me a tangible achievement, something for me, and in the midst of the chaos, I can make something beautiful. I have a video podcast, with link from my blog, which gives you a glimpse into my world here in Cape Town, South Africa.

Stories have the power to connect people and to change lives. I am passionate about telling stories and often use knitting to tell my story. Our story is our voice, it reaches across culture, distance and time to inspire, comfort and join us to others.

At the moment I am working on a book inspired by my home, South Africa, it tells the stories I remember and the places I have been here in this beautiful and at times tumultuous land.

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