A midday train to Edinburgh may not have the same poetic ring to it as the midnight train to Georgia, but I take my happy where I find it and I’m going to have this in my head for the next few days because I’m going to be celebrating Wool Week in style with an… Continue reading Wool Week day 2: Choo choo!
Well, it’s day 1 of the Campaign for Wool’s Wool Week and I’m kicking off with a corker. A few weeks ago, I spotted a tweet from the UKHKA saying that Radley London (they of the delicious handbags) were looking for someone to design a knitted version of their trademark Scotty dog to celebrate Wool… Continue reading Wool Week Day 1: Radley!
I’m delighted to be part of knitting superstar Nicky Epstein’s blog tour, for her latest book, Knitting in Circles. The book is definitely one of the most intriguing to have landed on my desk this year – full to the brim of circular motifs in lace, cables and colourwork. And as if that’s not enough,… Continue reading Knitting In Circles
I’ve been almost obscenely productive lately. To the point where I worry that I’m suddenly going to lose all motivation, so I’ve been really taking advantage of my little knitting spurt – which means I have no less than 8 patterns knit, written and in the process of getting ready for publication. That includes 3… Continue reading Designs in progress
Ah, I hate starting a new blog. I never know quite what to say. So to avoid all that awkward introductory stuff, let’s get stuck in straight away with a nice little freebie pattern! I’m not much of a one for freebies, so don’t get too used to this, but since the pattern itself is… Continue reading Welcome…and a little gift!