This Golden Fleece – A Journey Through Britain’s Knitted History

This Golden Fleece

Praise for This Golden Fleece:

‘A likable guide with a good eye for a story’ — Kathryn Hughes, The Guardian)

‘It is the mark of a good writer that they can communicate their own fascination, and maybe even spread it, and this debut book marks her out as a non-fiction writer worth following’ — Books from Scotland

‘A delightful, informative account of a year of discovery [by] an engaging guide who writes beautifully and expressively.’ — Cornflower Books

You don’t have to be a knitter to enjoy this wondrous book, although as one, I did smile through most of its pages.’ — BBC Countryfile

This Golden Fleece – A Journey Through Britain’s Knitted History

Signed paperback copy of This Golden Fleece (RRP £9.99). Price includes postage (£3.70, UK first-class).


You can also follow Esther’s adventures on Instagram @thisgoldenfleece and Twitter @thisgoldfleece. 

404 Ink – Issue 4: INK! (404 Ink, 2018)

404ink cover

In 2018 Esther’s poetry was published in the fourth issue of 404 INK’s literary magazine, alongside work by Michael Pederson, Gavin Inglis and Kevin Williamson. Independent Edinburgh-based publishers 404 Ink shot to world-wide renown with the launch of their Nasty Women anthology in 2017, and have continued to blaze a glittering trail through Scotland’s publishing landscape, publishing work by writers including Helen McClory, Chris McQueer, Jason Reynolds and Jemma Reynolds.


The Book That Changed My Life (Luath, 2010)

bookchangedlifeIn 2010 the Scottish Book Trust invited writers from across Scotland to contribute to an anthology of non-fiction writing about books, published by Luath. Esther’s work was chosen to be published alongside writing by Alan Bissett, Janice  Galloway, A.L. Kennedy, Alexander McCall Smith and Michael Rosen. You can order a copy from Luath (£6.99)