Mary Jane Mucklestone loves to knit, especially with colour. She’s the author of 2 new books featuring stranded colourwork; the stitch dictionary 150 Scandinavian Motifs, and Fair Isle Style a contemporary take on colourwork featuring 20 projects from 18 popular designers. Her first book 200 Fair Isle Motifs was an instant classic and has been translated into many languages.

Mary Jane travels the world to study traditional knitting techniques and to learn more about the history of the craft. She’s a popular teacher specializing in lively, fun and informative classes. She feels lucky to be invited to teach all over the world, and is eager to share knitting knowledge with her students. She aims to give students the courage to try something new!

Mary Jane’s inventive handknitting designs are featured in many books and magazines as well as on her website!