Lynette is a Knitter and Textile Designer specialising in Australian handmade felt knitted hats and bags, knitted and crochet accessories, fibre art, as well as boutique yarns and kits.
Lynette spent her childhood exposed to a world of creativity. Her father was a prominent Architect in the CBD of Sydney, her mother a competent dressmaker and proprietor of an Elna Sewing Centre on the northern suburbs of Sydney. Both grandmothers were avid knitters and crocheters who taught Lynette to knit, crochet and sew at the age of 8.
As a teenager Lynette made crochet berets for friends at school and then exhibited her berets and macramé belts at a fashion store in the Imperial Arcade, Sydney at the age of 16.
By Lynette has been operational since May 2000.
In a world brimming with mass produced goods, Lynette is ceaselessly motivated and passionate to create uniquely Australian handmade felt knitted hats and accessories with exceptional craftsmanship. Lynette’s hats and accessories are made from premium quality natural fibres. With a distinctive classic look her hats make a perfect fashion statement.
With a resurgence in knitting and crochet By Lynette also offers an extensive range of top-of-the-line yarns from reputable yarn companies such as Touch and Zealana which includes the now very popular New Zealand possum yarn, Filatura di Crosa, Anny Blatt, Noro, Louisa Harding, Naturally and Heirloom, as well as her own designs/patterns as knitting and crochet kits.
By Lynette also specialises and is an Australian retail supplier of ASHFORD Weaving, Spinning and Textile Craft supplies.
Lynette also is a tutor and demonstrates her skills at craft shows and the Sydney Royal Easter Show.
Lynette is a member of the Hand Weavers and Spinners Guild of NSW Inc.; The Knitters Guild of NSW;
Lynette is also a recognised Designer at Canberra Handmade Market.
Mission: To Never Compromise on Quality