Rachael Matthews is a textiles artist and writer.
She has published three books about knitting and crochet. Her latest, The Mindfulness in Knitting, explores the links between craft and calm.
Rachael's art often takes the form of knitted objects, through which she aims to shift people's perceptions of textiles.
Until 2016 she co-ran the knitting shop/art space Prick Your Finger.
Rachael teaches at Central Saint Martins and is a 'Brother' of the Art Worker's Guild. She's from the Lake District and maintains close links with the region. She currently lives and works in London.