Fiona Blanchard BFA

Fiona is a graduate of NSCAD University, where she completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in textiles and minor in fashion. Knitting was a hobby from a very young age and during her NSCAD University years it provided a welcomed break from sewing, weaving, dyeing and screen printing. It wasn’t until she had the opportunity to do an exchange term and study knitting abroad at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, that knitting became her passion. Since graduating, Fiona began designing and selling her own knitwear while she worked in local Halifax yarn shop, LK Yarns. Last year she moved to England to intern with various knitting companies around the country. Fiona is currently living in London where she is still publishing new designs, teaching at yarn festivals across the UK and working in her new local yarn shop, Loop.