Veerle Tytgat graduated from St. Lucas in Gent with the project (H)Garen, for which she elaborated human hair into textile. Sheis a textile designer who lives and works in Ghent, Belgium. Her main medium is knitting, although she implements other craft related techniques in her work. Because of her interest in matter and sustainability she’s trying to produce ‘less waste’ designs. Taking care of the way things are made, she uses as many ecological materials as possible in an ethical way of producing. Sometimes she experiments with non-conventional and raw materials in a surprisingly way.Veerle is a laureate of Toegepast 17.