Georgia Farrell is a British designer, with a passion for creating architecturally inspired design for hand knitting and beyond. Georgia combines a methodical approach to visual research with a more organic approach to creative exploration, and she loves to share the stories and concepts behind each of her designs.
With a background in textiles, Georgia skilfully translates her passion for architectural details into textured knitted fabrics. From there she crafts and builds collections of accessories, garments and homewares, to be knitted, worn and enjoyed.
Working closely with Rowan Yarns, Georgia has created several collections including 'My London' in 2020, 'Vivid' which was part of Rowan's Platinum Edition Magazine 70 in 2021 and 'Abstract' in 2022, as well as her 'A Built World Knit Along'.
Georgia is based in Essex, to the east of London in the UK, and works out of her design studio on the Hylands Estate in Chelmsford. You can find out more about Georgia and her work on her Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/georgiafarrelldesign/
For her week at the Watermill, Georgia has created a specially designed sampler style project to take you through some of the different techniques and stitches she uses to create her architecturally inspired textured patterns, giving you a real insight into the way she works. You will also spend time getting creative with architectural inspiration and collage, before translating your creations into knitting by combining colour and texture, in the same way Georgia created several designs for her collection 'Abstract'.