As a lifelong knitter with a special interest in Gansey knitting, Di Gilpin and her working partner, Sheila Greenwell, will be taking a journey through the history and special knitting details of these fascinating garments. There is a huge story to tell and a lot of history to discover: tensions, stitch counts, patterns, construction details, yarns, colours and motifs. They will share these special details and qualities with us on the evening and show how they use them in their fashion work internationally. Di is Creative Director of Di Gilpin Ltd, specialising in hand knitting, pattern writing and design. Sheila Greenwell is Production Manager at the company with a life time’s experience in hand knitting.