Dwynwen is the owner of Loch Ness Knitting, a sustainable natural dyeing and knitwear business. Dwynwen has self-published 2 books on sustainable natural dyeing My Colourful Kitchen and My Colourful Garden, and runs regular Airbnb experiences demonstrations, and courses on natural sustainable dyeing.
As a passionate advocate for sutainabiliyt in textiles Dwynwen was awarded funding from Creative Scotland Go See Share – visit Amsterdam to explore developments in sustainable textiles, dyeing and recycling. She has also contributed a short educational film of her work to the recent British Council project sharing creative ideas with Afghan women.
Dwynwen also undertakes consulting work on sustainable projects and was commissioned by Gordonstoun School to produce a range of sustainable exclusive knitwear ‘Mighty Oaks’ to launch the Prince Philip Foundation. She is also a participant of designs and exhibition pieces to the Aural Textiles project with the Glasgow School of Art and Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Dwynwen's has created the Loch Ness Knitting Cafe and Woodland yarn collections. These 2 Collections of naturally dyed yarns reuse and repurpose locally sourced materials in collaboration with business and community groups.
Original knitting pattern designs sold online via Ravelry website and the most popular patterns have over 2000 downloads.
Dwynwen's work at Loch Ness Knitting has featured multiple times in quality knitting magazines.