Featured Scarf in Rowan Knitting and Crochet Magazine – 50

My continuous looped scarf featured in this seasons Rowan Magazine. The scarf was knitted for the RCA ‘Wool Week’ competition.
The keyword for the brief was freedom and the knitwear piece had to link to the 50th anniversary of London’s ‘Swinging sixties’ Carnaby Street.Images from Rowan Magazine 50.

This scarf is made from British wool and was inspired by 1960’s optical art patterns and psychedelic colours.

©emmabradbury2010

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Crown launch new stencil – Folk Birds

Crown Paint has launched my ‘Folk Bird’ stencil. It is now available here: www.stencil-library.com

With many thanks to Helen at Design Inspiration for her continued support and encouragement and for her lovely blog post about the Crown Stencil Project – here.

Rowan British Sheep Breed ‘Freedom’ Project

On Show in store at Liberty from 11th October to 17th October to celebrate ‘Wool Week’.


My travel buddy Claire-Anne O’Brien was awarded 1st prize from Rowan for her amazing knitted chair and rug. I was awarded a runner-up prize from Laxtons.

With thanks to Rowan, Campaign for Wool and Laxtons

Althea McNish Prize

I was pleased to receive the Althea McNish prize at the textile private view for ‘use of colour in textiles’. Special thanks to Althea McNish and John Weiss for their support and encouragement.