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© Gudrun Johnston

Gudrun Johnston: Designer of the Month

August is all about Gudrun! This lady has a stunning array of shawl and sweater designs…as well as other accessories. A selection of her designs will be on display in Ginger Twist Studio for the month, so pop by if you want to check them out in person. In the meantime, Gudrun has been kind […]

© Ruth Churchman

Designer Interview: Ruth Churchman

I had the opportunity to catch up with Ruth Churchman, February’s Designer of the Month. Read on for a closer look into her inspiration and design process! And just a reminder than her wonderful samples are available for a live look for the remainder of February. Ginger Twist Studio: Please tell us how you came […]

arkanoid hat

Woolly Wormhead is Designer of the Month!

Edinburgh’s Festival Season is in full swing, and Woolly Wormhead has hit GTS HQ with an obsession for hats galore this August. I’ve cast on an Arkanoid Hat in an oh-so-subtle shade (haha), and it is coming along rather nicely. I adore the squishy texture, and it will be such an easy piece to throw […]

© Katya Frankel

Designer of the Month: Katya Frankel

April’s Designer of the Month is Katya Frankel. This lovely lady has a wide variety of designs! To follow is a wee interview with Katya, so grab a cuppa and read on. Ginger Twist Studio: When did you learn to knit? Katya Frankel: Sometime in my teens, but I can’t remember to be honest. I […]

© K.M. Bedigan
D'antigay from Courtesans

Designer of the Month: K.M. Bedigan

Designer of the Month Kirsten, aka K.M. Bedigan, aka AthenaAphaia chats with GTS about this and that. Take a closer look at the lady behind the designs, hear about her latest collection and where you can expect to see her next! So grab a cuppa and read on. PS: The image at the end is […]

Rowan Mittens
© 2013 fingertips

December Designer of the Month: Dagmar Mora

This brisk and bustling month, Ginger Twist Studio has the distinct pleasure of featuring very clever designs from Dagmar Mora, the brilliant mind behind Fingertips. Read on and take a gander at her stunning designs! GTS: How did you first started knitting? Who taught you? DM: It’s a long time ago! I do remember being […]


Yarn Crawl is Coming!

The 2nd annual Indie Burgh Yarn Crawl is quickly approaching. Have you picked up your Yarn Passport yet? What’s all happening you may ask?? Clare Devine back in Edinburgh action with a killer workshop schedule. Check out the options (Magic Loop, Beginner Socks and Two at a Time, oh my!) and make your booking through […]

© Inspiration Knits

A Chat with Inspiration Knits

And now for a closer look at the lovely lady behind Inspiration Knits, Louise Zass-Bangham. Read on for some juicy morsels on April’s Designer of the Month. GINGER TWIST STUDIO: What was the first item you designed, and was there something/someone in particular that prompted you into the world of knitwear design? INSPIRATION KNITS: I […]


New Hat, & I Want Those Socks!

As you may well know, Amanda B. Collins is Designer of the Month for February at GTS. I have therefore been working dilligently away on some OwlPrintPanda projects. This hat was finished a couple weeks ago. The pattern is called Will-‘O-the-Wisp, and is composed of a selection of beautiful swirly cables that keep my head […]

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