Lesley Blackett

Meet the Maker - Lesley Blackett

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What do you do?

Knit and crochet items, often patterns are made up for crochet blankets. Commissions undertaken for any different colours.

How did you get started?

My mother and grandmother taught me to both crochet and knit. When the children were small 30 years ago I was part of a craft initiative in the local parish hall which we rented to enable some of us to sell items

Is this your full time job?

No it is more of a hobby, I am senior carer in our local nursing home

Where do you create?

At home, often while watching a good film

Tea or coffee?

Tea!

Where is your favourite local place?

At home, often while watching a good film