Sally Nencini, from Northern Ireland; now based in London, studied MA Fashion at the Royal College of Art and has designed for many leading companies such as Levi's and M&S.
Since bringing up a young family, her long-held interest in handworked craft, surface pattern and vintage textiles has come to the fore. She designs and makes machine-knitted toys, blankets and cushions using soft lambswool. Her love of vintage toys — especially the imagery and colours of early Galt and Abbatt wooden puzzles and picture card games — is a predominant influence in her work.
All Sally’s products are created using 100% of the softest lambswool, spun and knitted in the UK. Many are knitted in her home studio in south east London and the rest are knitted in Scotland, then washed, cut, pressed and sewn in London by Sally and her team.
STRIPEY MONKEY SOFT TOY
Knitted green lambswool Stripey Monkey, he has a wool felt face with blanket stitching around the edge, felt eyes and a hand embroidered mouth.
100% lambswool outside, hand wash.