In the media

Read what others are saying about Keep & Share! The entries are listed in date order (most recent first), and can be sorted according to topic or type using the links in the menu.

BBC Hereford & Worcester

Fashion designer Amy Twigger Holroyd show in Hereford
Short feature on my solo exhibition at Hereford College of Arts.

Modearkivet

Amy Twigger Holroyd och krusade örngottsband
Discussion of my work in Swedish, written after my talk for ADA at Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg.

From Britain With Love

Course notes: Learn to knit with Keep & Share
Blog post about my knitting workshop at Craft Central.

ADA

The Amy Twigger Case
Profile of the Keep & Share philosophy in Swedish.

Let's Knit

My inspiration
'The creative force behind Keep & Share shares her influences.'

P1, Swedish national radio

Programme on craftivism [radio interview]
Interviewed for Swedish radio programme on craftivism, related to Craftwerk 2.0 exhibition.

The Guardian

Jamie Oliver's knitting kit and other great wool packs
Perri Lewis
'These went down a storm this summer when Keep and Share's knitting tent travelled around the festivals showing the young, the old and the drunk how to work a set of needles. How do I know? Because I was there teaching. The yarn is the best part about these kits - it's unique to Keep and Share and is made from offcuts of industrial knitting yarn.'

Making Futures

Designer/Makers are Key to Sustainable Textile Development
Lois Pittman and Katherine Townsend
Conference paper about innovative sustainable textile design approaches, including my work.

Simply Knitting

Great ideas
Features Keep & Share scarf kits.

The Culture of Knitting

reference to Keep & Share in chapter 6: 'Knit Power: the politics of knitting'
Joanne Turney
'Issues of sustainability have been addressed by the designer Amy Twigger Holroyd, whose knitwear company, Keep and Share, promotes ethical design and consumption. Equally inspired and appalled by the culture of obsolescence that surrounds the consumption of clothing, Twigger Holroyd devised a means of establishing a sustainability for garments, which relies on versatile design and an extended biography of the object. Garments are designed to be worn in a variety of ways, which offers more potential usage; they are also designed to be worn by other users at a later day (hence the name, 'Keep and Share'). She describes this as 'slow fashion': garments with longevity and the potential for multiple ownership.'

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