Claire Montgomerie

Claire Montgomerie

I am a textiles designer, specialising in knit and crochet, trained at Middlesex university and the Royal College of Art in London. Since graduating in 2004, I have been designing my own range of toys, garments and accessories, writing patterns and books and teaching textiles at many different levels. I enjoy making my little characters more than anything else and can while away many a happy hour hand embroidering individual personalities onto their little faces!
The designer in me means that the style of my work tends towards beautiful colours within simple yet flattering shapes, textures and fabric.
My pattern books include Knitting For Children and crochet for children Published by Cico books, Knitting Vintage and fashion crochet by Carlton publishing, Easy Baby Knits and Easy Kids Knits published by RPS and Knitter’s Palette by Readers Digest.
I have edited, contributed, commissioned for and consulted on many other knitting and crochet books and I am also the editor of Inside Crochet Magazine, so send me your crochet designs!

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'Tis The Season Sweater Crochet
Pretty Little Things, Issue 10 - FESTIVE / Klein Maar Fijn, Editie 10 - FEESTMAAND
Crocheted 'Tis The Season Sweater by Claire Montgomerie, featured in Pretty Little Things, Issue 10 FESTIVE
'Tis The Season Sweater Knitted
Pretty Little Things, Issue 10 - FESTIVE / Klein Maar Fijn, Editie 10 - FEESTMAAND
Knitted 'Tis The Season Sweater by Claire Montgomerie, featured in Pretty Little Things, Issue 10 FESTIVE
Lana Check Sweater
Inside Crochet Issue 129, 2020
Hardworking Wrap Cardigan
Inside Crochet Issue 128, 2020
Gatsby Hat
Inside Crochet, Issue 127, 2020
Festival Feeling Garland
Inside Crochet, Issue 127, 2020
Festival Feeling Wrap
Inside Crochet, Issue 127, 2020
Bouquet Hairband
Inside Crochet, Issue 126, 2020
Filet Scrubbies
Inside Crochet, Issue 125, 2020
Adeline Picot Necklace
Inside Crochet, Issue 124, 2020
Graffiti Beret
Inside Crochet, Issue 124, 2020
Rice Sweater
Inside Crochet, Issue 124, 2020
Raffia Leaf Placemats
Inside Crochet, Issue 123, 2020
Botanical wrap
Inside Crochet, Issue 123, 2020
Alphabet Bunting
Inside Crochet, Issue 122, 2020
Open Grid Sweater
Inside Crochet, Issue 122, 2020
Nellie Hat
Inside Crochet, Issue 120, 2019
Strikkelinje Brioche Scarf
Inside Crochet, Issue 120, 2019
Folklore Jewels
Inside Crochet, Issue 119, 2019
Painterly Wallhanging
Inside Crochet, Issue 117, 2019
Hexie Blanket 8300
Hayfield #8300, Bonus DK
Boho Wallhanging and Cushion
Inside Crochet, Issue 116, 2019
Love is Love Rainbow
Inside Crochet, Issue 114, 2019
Bambi Bonnet and Nappy Cover
Inside Crochet, Issue 112, 2019
Baby Bobble Cardigan
Inside Crochet, Issue 111, 2019
Chunky Pom Hat
Inside Crochet, Issue 108, 2018
Hairpin Lace Top
Inside Crochet, Issue 106, 2018
Pyramid Necklace
Inside Crochet, Issue 102, 2018
Vappu Socks
Inside Crochet, Issue 101, 2018
Maite Blanket
Inside Crochet, Issue 100, 2018
Party Jumper
Inside Crochet, Issue 100, 2018
Super Chunky Scarf & Cowl
Inside Crochet, Issue 98, 2018
On the first day of Christmas…
Inside Crochet, Issue 96, 2017
Fuma Basket
Inside Crochet, Issue 96, 2017
Colure Bag
Inside Crochet, Issue 95 2017
Maite Shawl
Inside Crochet, Issue 94, 2017
Head Over Heels Plume Shawl
Stylecraft Yarns Website
Margot Ballet Cardigan
Inside Crochet, Issue 93, 2017
Eleuia Wallhanging
Inside Crochet, Issue 90, 2017
Spike Cushion
Inside Crochet, Issue 90, 2017
Imogen Cardigan
Inside Crochet, Issue 88, 2017
Fair Isle Gloves
Inside Crochet, Issue 88, 2017
Animal Magic Scarf
Inside Crochet, Issue 86, 2017
Christmas Pom Wreaths
Inside Crochet, Issue 84, 2016
Little Blue Tit
Inside Crochet, Issue 82, 2016
Starburst Hook Roll
Inside Crochet, Issue 81, 2016
Ray of Sunshine Necklace
Inside Crochet, Issue 81, 2016
Mersea Necklace
Inside Crochet, Issue 79, 2016
Greta Stole
Inside Crochet, Issue 79, 2016
Heidi Bonnet
Inside Crochet, Issue 78, 2016
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