Melanie Porter: inspiringly crafty upcycled furniture

Melanie Porter's Harry Chair Talk about transferable skills – former knitwear-designer Melanie Porter, who spent a decade working for a host of international fashion brands, has turned her needles to a new ‘off the peg’ range of recycled furniture upholstered with her own knitted panels…

Each piece is a one-off, entirely designed, knitted and fitted by Melanie herself, to upcycle/recycle a unique piece of vintage furniture.

Melanie Porter

We’ve really clicked with the inviting 1960s ‘Harry’ chair and these strokeable ‘Daisy’ light fixtures:

Melanie Porter Daisy light fixtures

October saw Melanie knitting in the window of London's Wolf & Badger, one of her stockists, as part of Wool Week, the highlight of the annual Campaign For Wool – to keep up with Melanie's inspiring adventures, make sure you visit her blog.

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