Aleks Byrd – whose mother is Estonian Canadian and father American – is an illustrator and knitwear designer living in Bath, UK. She is particularly well-known as a moderniser of Estonian knitting traditions. Aleks has introduced techniques such as roosimine and vikkel to knitters around the world. Her book, Traditions Revisited, was published by Laine Publishing in May 2022.
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