Presentation given by Amy Twigger Holroyd at the day symposium of Sonic Pattern and the Textility of Code, Sheffield, 17th June 2015, curated by Karen Gaskill (Crafts Council) and Alex McLean (University of Leeds), and funded by the Crafts Council, the Culture and Communities Network+ (via Inhabiting the Hack project) and the AHRC Weaving Codes, Coding Weaves project.
Amy Twigger Holroyd is a designer, maker, researcher and writer. Through her craft fashion knitwear label, Keep & Share, she has explored the emerging field of fashion and sustainability since 2004. Amy will talk about the centrality of mathematics and number patterns to her knitting practice, from the design of fabrics and garments to an obsession with ratios which emerged while exploring the challenge of changing gauge as part of her PhD research.
Film: Jon Harrison