Erika Knight is a highly respected British knit and crochet designer, as well as the creator of the Erika Knight yarn collection. Originally from a Fine Art background, with a successful career in the fashion industry, her trend forecasting work reignited her passion for the handmade. With her ‘simple’ ethos, Erika has a unique interpretation of craft: her mission is to simplify and communicate her insight and passion for handknitting with accessible yet enticing projects in order to inspire everyone to experiment and about all enjoy creating. The author of numerous highly acclaimed books on knit, crochet and craft, Erika has lectured at the V&A Museum in London, as well as leading art institutions and universities.
Erika continues to design, write and innovate, working alongside her daughter Arabella from their seaside studio on the South Coast of England where together they act as consultants across the craft industry.
For more information about Erika’s current design projects, new books and the KnightKraft podcast, please visit