Northern born, London based knitwear design Beth Ranson explores sustainable design and theory in her practice. Her freelance career combines freelance knitwear design within the fashion industry with lecturing and her practice based research. She writes for industry publications, whilst developing her own textiles centred around her personal design ethos.

Knitwear Designer
Knitted Textile Designer
Garment Maker
Material Researcher
Lecturer + Teacher
Editor + Writer
Natural Dye Colourist
Promoter of Supply Chain Transparency
“Becoming a bridge between textile design + sustainability theory;
an interesting space to occupy”
The Cockpit Arts / Haberdashers’ Award (2019/20)
Santoni Pioneer Programme Seamless Knitting Competition, Runner Up (2019)
Bill Moggridge Award short listed candidate (2018)
Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters David Bethell Award (2018)
Worshipful Company of Haberdashers Company Award (2017)
Framework Award for Excellence, University of the Arts London (2016)
Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters Company Award (2016)
London College of Fashion ‘Fashion Matters’ Bursary Award (2015)
MA Textiles, Royal College of Art (2016 - 2018)
BA Fashion Textiles, London College of Fashion (2016)
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