Meet Beverley Harvey of Scatty knits

What do you make?

Upcycled goodies for humans & pets from recycled fabric – bags, coats, hats, scarves etc.

How long have you been making?

1 year.

Have you started a new project during lockdown?

Knitting project bags and pouches from recycled lambswool.

Do you have any advice for new makers?

Get stuck in! Life’s too short to not give it a go.

Do you have any suggestions for ways we can connect and promote as a community?

Dedicated online forum for North East makers.

Anything else you’d like to share?

The lyrics to Babooshka are ‘All yours’ not ‘Aye yah’ as I’ve been singing for 30 years 🤦🏻‍♀️

As part of our virtual markets we’re interviewing makers from across the North East. Shop local and shop small. If you’d like to get involved or help out the local creative community you can check out the #virtualmakeandmend hashtag on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.