She has her own brand of highly successful hand-knitting yarns which are sold worldwide. Known for classic knits with a contemporary twist and particularly for her childrenswear, she has also published over fifty books and booklets of design and has lectured in the UK and North America.
Debbie lives in east London with her husband Barry, a film maker, Monty the Beagle and Smiffy the Jack Russell. She works from her studio/ homeware retail shop Debbie Bliss Home with her daughter Nell, her assistant Abbie Butler and her Retail Director Lottie Carter. Her favourite things are her family and friends, Walthamstow, dogs and pie and mash.
She was awarded with an MBE in the Queen’s 2015 Birthday Honours List for her services to hand knitting and the craft industry.