Fox and Fettle

Fox was created a couple of years ago due to the necessity to step out temporarily from the chaotic pace of life which I had crashed back into following ill health. Creating Fox challenged my racing mind while allowing me to be physically calm and, having never successfully hand knitted previously, I approached Fox’s creation as if I was painting with wools…

Fox was revealed with some trepidation! It can be daunting to put your creativity out there for the scrutiny of others but, thankfully, Fox was admired and a small seed of self-belief was sown…

Fettle is a nod towards my parents and to their parents, to their admirable abilities to make something wonderful from humble beginnings. To me, ‘Fettle’ is about pushing through the stages of design which may have felt frustrating initially. ‘Fettle’ is about thinking creatively, hence layers of salt and bleach splattered upon layers of ink washes, using whatever materials are available to arrive at a creative point of exhilaration…

Ultimately ‘Fettle’ is about determination and refusing to give in…

Welcome to ‘Fox & Fettle’!

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