Beth Brown-Reinsel

Beth Brown-Reinsel knittingKnitting Traditions designer Beth Brown-Reinsel has been creating designs inspired by historic garments, and teaching traditional knitting techniques, for over 20 years.

Her passion for traditional knitting styles is widely ‘travelled’, including Irish Aran, British Gansey, Scottish Fair Isle, Norwegian Twined Knitting and Danish colourwork and textured knitting.

She is also the author of Knitting Ganseys and Colour Stranded Knitting Techniques.


Aran MittensSanquhar GlovesHer extensive selection of workshops include:
Aran Mittens (shown on left)
The Danish Skrå-trøje from Sejerø
Scottish Sanquhar Gloves (shown on right)
Swedish Textured Twined Fingerless Mitts
Norwegian Setesdal Lusekofte
Swedish North Halland Pullover


Below are some of Beth’s designs – from left to right, Celtic Dreams, Nordic Mittens, Norwegian Lusekofte Socks, and At Sea gansey.
Celtic Dreams Nordic-Mittens Lusekofte-SocksAt Sea



Beth Brown-Reinsel photoVisit Knitting Traditions to see Beth’s full collection of inspired designs.
More of Beth Brown-Reinsel on the Knitting Museum site.
Photos and text reprinted with permission of Beth Brown-Reinsel.