Tracey Lord's Profile
I'm a knit designer-turned-teacher-turned-knit designer again and I'm descended from generations of weavers so there must have been something in the genes...
I trained as a textile designer at university before making the leap to having my own company, first in Camden, later on in Portobello Road. I then wrote courses and taught lots of lovely students how to delight in colour and texture too, but try as I might I couldn't leave the yarn bug alone. These days my time's divided between teaching, writing pattern books and designing/making limited editions or one-offs for the joy of it.
I love making colourful clothes and accessories that kids and adults like to wear, as well as retro homewares that hark back to my gran's time. Cheese At Fourpence is named after one of her favourite phrases (she would berate me for being lazy, by saying "don't just stand…
- Born on December 13
- Joined September 20, 2008