Showcases: Textiles

Cayte Walker

Cayte Walker

Hand spun textiles

Cayte was taught to knit and crochet by her Aunt at the tender age of 9 on a rainy day in Halamanning, Goldsithney. However it wasn’t until a bereavement she returned to the hooks and pins in earnest and re-established her love for fibre. She believes that it was keeping her hands busy that saved her sanity at this time and soon after she learnt to spin and hasn’t sat still since! After a chance meeting with a lampwork artist at a local fayre she has also now discovered a love of glass making and has learnt to make her own beads. One aim still to be realised is to make her own ‘art’ yarn utilising her lampworked beads…watch this space!