Category: life

It seems an age since I posted on my blog and blame Time with its ability to run away leaving me wondering how it is August now. A busy few months with trips to Malta — research, trip to Holland – teaching and various UK journeys seeing family and clients. The summer has been glorious […]

Here I am in Flemsburg and after a horrendous ferry crossing we have had s lazy day labelling yarn and then took a walk to the headland on the ford What a beautiful place stunning views across to the Danish coast line We found a small track through the woods with bushes dripping with elderberries […]

Yes hello Autumn,the days of summer are ending,the leaves are on the turn and the Autumnal flowers are showing off now as the last of my sweet peas and my everlasting sweet pea fade away. The garden produce has been great and just today eating broad beans sweet from the pod with my tiny 2 […]

Knowing a yarn   every crimp and curl on the Sheep’s fleece prior to shearing, then to see production of your yarn design with it dye it is indeed one of the joys in life. Harwood Heritage kits showcasing this yarn ‘Au  natural ‘can be found at the ChrissieDayDesign shop But for now Blue to brighten […]

I love colour work and it is so easy using slipped stitch techniques  My Dot and Line Cowl and Scarf are available as kits in the shop   

No wonder I work so much in neutrals these days when sights like this greet me on my first morning home after a few days away. Its cold here about -2 and the snow is still crispy. But you know ‘There’s nowhere like home’ The lovely Black Grouse thinks so too.              

My hands work hard for me and I do look after them,handcream twice a day and soothing  aromatherapy oil rubs into the right hand which was so injured. So when it comes to knitting wristies/ armwarmers etc to wear during winter I want the best fibres for comfort on my hands. I love grey,from silver grey […]