Ann Fisher Rhodes' Profile

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I live and work from my small holding (20 acres) in beautiful rural West Wales, UK, with my husband and young son.

Nestling in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains and surrounded by clean air, green fields and hedgerows and abundant wildlife... paradise indeed.

From here I design and knit a range of clothing and accessories. I keep a small flock of special small and rare breed sheep - some of them feature in my shop banner!
I keep the sheep primarily for their superb fine wool, which I also spin, dye and knit.

I love working with natural materials - I was a cabinetmaker and wood craftswoman for 20 years before my son came along, but as the woodworker's shop is not the place for a mum and small child I turned my hand to my personal woolly passion. I've knitted for as long as I can…

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  • Joined November 18, 2010

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Wool, silk, alpaca, cotton, natural fibres, wood

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About

I live and work from my small holding (20 acres) in beautiful rural West Wales, UK, with my husband and young son.

Nestling in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains and surrounded by clean air, green fields and hedgerows and abundant wildlife... paradise indeed.

From here I design and knit a range of clothing and accessories. I keep a small flock of special small and rare breed sheep - some of them feature in my shop banner!
I keep the sheep primarily for their superb fine wool, which I also spin, dye and knit.

I love working with natural materials - I was a cabinetmaker and wood craftswoman for 20 years before my son came along, but as the woodworker's shop is not the place for a mum and small child I turned my hand to my personal woolly passion. I've knitted for as long as I can remember and really enjoy creating my own designs, loving the challenge of working through the technical difficulties of creating something unique.

It's a great life - hard work, but I love it.

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