Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Happy New Year Everyone!

I would like to say Happy New Year to everyone and wish you all brilliant things for 2014! I have lots of very exciting projects lined up over the next few weeks so keep checking this blog for updates. But for now..... it's time for cocktails and canapés X

Saturday, 28 December 2013


I am excited to be travelling to Cwmbran next week where I will be doing a Q&A about my work as a knitwear designer and crochet artist at Llantarnam Grange, St David's Road, Cwmbran, Torfaen, NP441PD www.lgac.org.uk. Booking is advised so please contact Llantarnam Grange directly on 01633 483321 I will be there from 11.00 onwards so see you there!

Friday, 20 December 2013

It's Fishmas Friday

This week it's a Sardine Santa

Friday, 13 December 2013

It's Fishmass Friday

As the story goes 3 wise men came from the east bearing gifts of Goldfish, Frankincense and Myrrh 

Friday, 6 December 2013

It's Fishmass Friday

We are starting to get into the Christmas spirit so Fishy Friday will change to Fishmass Friday over the next few weeks leading up to Christmas.. this week.. it's Angel Fish

Friday, 29 November 2013

Fishy Friday

It's Fishy Friday... have a great weekend everyone!

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Fish Fingers

I made this recently as part of my Fishy Friday project I have been working on over the past few months... this will be on display at Made Brighton.

Made Brighton opens this week!

We are getting ready to exhibit at Made Brighton which opens this Friday at The Corn Exchange, Church Street Brighton www.BRIGHTON-MADE.co.uk. This is one of my favourite shows to exhibit at with over 100 makers and designers ranging from ceramics, jewellery, textiles. Made Brighton is the perfect opportunity to Christmas shop for unique gifts as well as indulging in something for yourself.

The doors open to the public on Friday 22nd November 11am-7.30p.m, Saturday 23rd 10am-6.p.m, Sunday 10 a.m- 5p.m.

Friday, 15 November 2013

It's Fishy Friday!!

Have a grrrrreat weekend folks! It's Fishy Friday

Tuesday, 12 November 2013


My Prince of Whales has gone to Wales as part of a group exhibition at Llantarnam Grange, St.David's Road, Cwmbran, Torfaen, NP441PD www.lgac.org.uk.

I am really excited to be part of this exhibition as I am from Wales originally and this will be my first time exhibiting there. The show entitled 'On my mother's knee' is an exhibition of makers influenced by domestic heritage. Other Artists include: Kirsty Anderson, Julie Arkell, Jessie Chorley, Caren Garfen, Lynn Setterington and Ruth Singer.

The exhibition runs from 23rd November 2013 until 11th January 2014.

On the 4th on January I will be there doing a Q&A from 11.00 onwards... booking is advised so please contact Llantarnam Grange directly on 01633 483321 if you would like to attend.

Friday, 8 November 2013

Fishy Friday!

It's wooltini and crocheted canapés for this week's Fishy Friday. Have a great weekend everyone.. !

Friday, 1 November 2013

It's Fishy Friday

It's Fishy Friday and this week it's a romantic one... Sardines in True Love..

Thursday, 31 October 2013

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Made London opens this Friday

New cushion designs also making their debut at Made London this week WWW.MADELONDON.ORG

Made London opens this Friday

We've been knitting lots of gorgeous new rainbow colour 3-in-one wraps in preparation for Made London where Cardigan will be exhibiting and opens this Friday at one Marlybone NW14AQ. go to WWW.MADELONDON.ORG for more details times etc..

Friday, 18 October 2013

Fishy Friday! Moules Marinière

It's Fishy Friday once again.. this week I decided to go for a mollusc instead of a fishy dishy..so here we have woollen Moules Marinière... these will be shown next week at Made London WWW.MADELONDON.ORG where I will be exhibiting. Made opens to the public next Friday 25th October until Sunday 27th October and is at One Marlybone Lane NW1 4AQ See you there!

Monday, 14 October 2013

National wool week

Happy wool week everyone!

Friday, 11 October 2013

It's Fishy Friday

It's Fishy Friday and this week....
it's Fish Fingers..

Friday, 4 October 2013

Fishy Friday!

This week's Fishy Friday... Eelvis Presley

Wednesday, 25 September 2013


A big thank you to everyone who came to our Fishy Friday display last week at Brighton Art Fair. It was a great show and now looking forward to exhibiting at Made London on the 25th October - 27th October www.MADELONDON.org

Wednesday, 18 September 2013


Here's a sneak preview of what to expect on my stand at Brighton Art Fair which opens this Friday at The Corn Exchange, Church Street, Brighton www.BRIGHTONARTFAIR.co.uk I will post some more images tomorrow... There will by lots of sequinned fish (including all of the Fishy Friday series)

Friday, 13 September 2013

It's Fishy Friday

It's Fishy Friday once more and here's another to add to the pieces that will be shown at Brighton Art Fair which opens next Friday 20th September - 22nd at The Corn Exchange, Church Street, Brighton. www.BRIGHTONARTFAIR.co.uk

Tuesday, 10 September 2013


Brand new 'Fishy Friday' greetings cards cards (114 x 162mm) have just arrived in the studio £3.00 each will be available on the website very soon. They will also be available to buy at The Brighton Art Fair next week www.BRIGHTONARTFAIR.co.uk and are also from the Cardigan Studio Shop, Unit 5, Arundel Mews, 13-18 Arundel Place, Brighton, BN2 1GG

Friday, 6 September 2013


Here's a few of the brand new Fishy Friday series .. They will be exhibited at www.BRIGHTONARTFAIR.co.uk opening on 20th September -22nd at The Corn Exchange, Brighton


This weeks Fishy Friday is Angel Fish

Tuesday, 3 September 2013


Just a little reminder that I will be exhibiting at Brighton Art Fair which opens in a few few weeks at The Corn Exchange, Brighton www.BRIGHTONARTFAIR.co.uk Friday 20th September - Sunday 22nd September.

Friday, 30 August 2013


This week's Fishy Friday.... Kipper Tie

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Hello Cushions!

New Cushion alert! 100% Lambswool with a soft feather pad  £60.00 available to buy today http://www.cardigan.ltd.uk/shop-item.php?prodid=308

Monday, 26 August 2013

Subversive Design | What's On | Design Week

Subversive Design | What's On | Design Week Really excited to be chosen for this exhibition opening 19th October at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery


I am very excited to be taking part in Brighton Art Fair 2013 held at the The Corn Exchange, Church Street Brighton
 www.BRIGHTONARTFAIR.co.uk from Friday 20th September until Sunday 20th September.
I will be exhibiting a crocheted aquarium including this Rock Fish, Sea Bass and Piano Tuner. These are part of the Fishy Friday series I have been posting on a weekly basis for the past few months and there are over 20 which will be making their debut at the Brighton Art Fair.

Friday, 23 August 2013

Lewes Art Fair Opens Tomorrow

Lewes Art Fair opens tomorrow for 1 day only and I will be selling a whole array of new Cardigan items, including this new cushion for A/W 2013. The Fair opens at 10.00-5.00 at Lewes Town Hall, Lewes www.lewesarts.co.uk See you there X


Woo Hoo! It's Fishy Friday and this week's is a killer

Tuesday, 20 August 2013


Hello there! Just wanted to remind everyone that Cardigan is going on tour this Saturday and will be exhibiting at Lewes Art Fair, Lewes Town Hall, High Street Lewes, BN7 2QS from 10.00a.m - 5.00 p.m. Go to www.lewesarts.co.uk for more details of other exhibitors. See you there x

Friday, 16 August 2013


It's Fishy Friday..... this week's........Sole Singer

Tuesday, 13 August 2013


I will be exhibiting at Lewes Art Fair on Saturday 24th August which will take place in the Assembly Room of Lewes Town Hall, High Street, Lewes, BN7 2Q5 10.00 - 5.00 see you there x

Friday, 9 August 2013

Fishy Friday

This week's Fishy Friday... Scottish Salmon

Friday, 2 August 2013

Fishy Friday

This week's Fishy Friday is Clown Fish 

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Brighton Art Fair 2013

'Brighton Art Fair is the largest annual art exhibition on the South Coast and enables artists across all media to sell their work to the public, building relationships with buyers, potential buyers, galleries and curators. The fair selects the most talented painters, printmakers, photographers and sculptors along with artist groups and Sussex based galleries'

The fair opens from 19th-22nd September at The Corn Exchange, Brighton. For more details go to www.brightonartfair.co.uk

I am happy to announce I will be exhibiting there with my crocheted aquarium of sequined fish including this electric eel.

Friday, 26 July 2013

Fishy Friday

Never mind the Pollocks..... it's Fishy Friday

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Head of 'Deviled Mackerel' part of Fishy Friday series

I am currently working on a project called 'Fishy Friday' (for those who didn't know and wondered why I keep posting images of fish) I am planning to sell these over the next few weeks and a full exhibition which will be going on line (no pun intended) very soon. So.. please get in touch if you have seen any you fancied and I can send you prices dimensions etc. They are all sold framed and I ship all over the world.

Kate Jenkins de Britse brei-genie

Kate Jenkins de Britse brei-genie

Monday, 22 July 2013

Disney Magazine Malaysia

Here is my work featured in July's issue of Disney Magazine Malaysia

Thursday, 18 July 2013

Fishy Friday

This week it's a musical one... Sea Bass