Alison Ellen

Having trained in textile design and worked in textiles while bringing up her family, Alison Ellen began making hand knitwear in the 1980s and went on to teach short courses and textiles groups. Inspired by her research into knitting history and technique, she wrote two books on knitting, including the bestselling Hand Knitting - new directions (Crowood Press). Alison sells her work though fairs and craft galleries. Direct contact with her customers has made a major contribution to her...See more