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Welcome... the Press area for Jo Storie Hand Knits.


This page provides information on recent media coverage and has links to press releases for you to download. High resolution images are also available to download.


If you have any queries or would like to find out more about Jo Storie Hand Knits, please contact JO on  07515 900542 or at


Recent media coverage

designer knitting cover

Designer Knitting, Fall 2012

Cove hat is featured in the magazine.

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Scotland on Sunday Spectrum

Scotland on Sunday, Sunday 8th January 2012

Spectrum magazine included Jo as one of the rising stars of Scottish fashion.


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Scotland on Sunday, Sunday 18th December

The paper’s Spectrum magazine includes Jo’s patterns under the title ‘Purls of Wisdom’ in the Lifestyle news.


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Textiles Scotland, Monday 12th December

Textiles Scotland feature Jo on the home page of their website.


Read article online (links to Textiles Scotland Website)


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Creative Boom, Friday 9th December

Creative Boom, the culture professionals network supported by the Guardian, post a news article about Jo.


Read article online (links to Creative Boom Website)


Berwickshire Life cover

Berwickshire Life, December 1st 2011

Front page news! A full page profile of Jo focussing on global interest in the patterns.


Read article online (links to Berwickshire News)


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Let's Knit

Let's Knit Magazine, December 2011

Jo was the featured designer for this issue, discussing her fashion background and her current collections and patterns.

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Textiles Scotland cover

Textiles Scotland, Autumn/Winter 2011

The lead article on knit wear trends ‘knitwear to dye for’ featured my Navajo cardigan. The article discussed the trends for Autumn/Winter 11/12 – reporting that  Fair Isle knitwear is ‘in vogue’ and that chunky knits have been much in evidence in recent Fashion Weeks.


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Cover of August Knitting Magazine

Knitting Magazine, August 2011

Jo was extensively featured in the magazine, with a four page spread including an interview, profile and images of her designs. An exclusive pattern (Cove cardigan and snood) was also printed in the magazine.


View PDF of the four page spread.
Royal Highland Show

Royal Highland Show

Our designs were shown on the catwalk at the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh on 23-26th June 2011. The designs  ‘Aspen’, ‘Alaska’,’ Cove’, ‘Madison’, ‘Bramble’ and ‘Savannah’ were all featured.  


Images from the show are included in the Gallery section

Enriched list

The Telegraph Magazine, May 2010

Aspen cardigan was featured in a special supplement (supported by American Express) about designers who are working to 'enrich, inspire and get you thinking about the things that really matter'.


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Twist magazine

Twist - Scottish Supplement

The international magazine for luxury fibres, fabrics and yarns included Aspen cardigan and comments from Jo about the benefits of using British wool for her designs.


Read online version of the supplement


Press releases

PDF versions of press releases are available on the links below: 

Cove Hat - 'Selling a hand knitted hat to hand knitters! Are you mad?’ - November 2011


Jo Storie - 'Knitters of the world unite! Catwalk quality knitwear at the tips of your fingers' - November 2011



Below is a small selection of photos of Jo Storie's designs. You are welcome to use the images, but please do credit Jo Storie Hand Knits when doing so. If you would like any other Jo Storie Hand Knit images, please contact Barry Smith on  01890 761374 or at


Cove cardigan

Cove cardigan

A generous fit coat cardigan and matching snood


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Nantucket sweater

A slouchy cable boat neck sweater with wrap around patch pockets


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Cove hat

Cove Hat

A slouchy beanie hat


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Chloe cardigan

Chloe Cardigan

Ribbed drape collar shrug 

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Kimono cardigan

Kimono cardigan

Kimono style wrap cardigan in herringbone slip stitch with a generous ribbed shawl collar and belt


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