Knitwear Designer + Researcher in Sustainable Practice
Shaping without elastic: Adaptable mock chevrons:
Removing elastic + petrochemical based yarns from the knitting process. Creating biodegradable, adaptable forms using stitch structures + yarn recipes.
Biodegradable Knitted Jacquards
A collection of knitted jacquards, engineered to increase surface area to assist degredation. Designing for disassembly without compromising desirability.
Beth has a working ethos which is constantly evolving as her research progresses. She designs within this ethos in her personal practice.
Food waste as a natural dye:
Exploring the potential of food waste from the canteen at the RCA to create natural, chemical free colour on biodegradable fibres.
Annie the sheep, A cuff:
Sourcing fleece from Annie, a local Hebridean Sheep: 'Closed loop' + traditional craft techniques.