Personal Backgrounds

Robyn is Tauranga born and bred with her parents settling in Greerton in 1951. Born in 1963 Robyn attended Greerton School, Tauranga Intermediate and then Tauranga Girls College.
In 1996 Robyn was nominated and accepted as a National Tutor of the New Zealand Machine Knitting Society and has been a tutor at different knitting festivals annually held around New Zealand. In 2019 Robyn received an award for her work in Adult Education in the Tauranga area.

Rex was born and bred in the Wairapara area, moving to Tauranga in 2005. He has had 9 years as the Treasurer of the New Zealand Machine Knitting Society retiring in 2014 to help relaunch our business and fulfil our dream of a Craft Studio for sharing our knowledge and crafts. Rex has won awards in machine knitting competitions over the years, some years he and Robyn have gone head to head in these competitions.