Amy’s stitch-hacked H&M jumper, photo and stitch-hacking by Amy Twigger Holroyd
I’ve done a couple of slightly older M&S pieces, which were made in the UK. Spending hours hacking the country of manufacture into a garment really makes you think about it!
I also like codes and sizes, partly just as typographic features and partly because it gives me a sort of ‘I am not a number’ feeling – it makes you realise how many would have been produced.
The fibre question is interesting – I have hacked non-natural fibre ones as exhibition pieces but wouldn’t want to wear them, I don’t like wearing clothes made from oil! So if I was hacking for myself, it would be the fibres I enjoy wearing – like wool – that I would spend the time on.
Amy Twigger Holroyd’s first stitch-hacking project – a sweater knitted (perhaps?) by Amy’s Grandmother, and reconfigured by Amy Twigger Holroyd
Many thanks to Amy Twigger Holroyd for sharing these insights into your work with WOOL! We are especially excited here at WOVEMBER to see how some of your approaches to fashion relate to the rest of WOVEMBER and our focus from tomorrow onwards on aspects of Wearing Wool! All content unless otherwise stated © Amy Twigger Holroyd, originally published on the Keep & Share website, and used here with kind permission.