Category: patterns

Summer for me ends tonight as I arrive home and see so many changes, leaf colours, heather changing on the hills. Summer prepares to retire and the long days start to wane, it’s time to banish the summer’s end blues and prepare for my very favourite time of year, is this because it is the […]

Just Peachy was designed for my youngest granddaughter Hester Agatha  who loves her knitwear and feeling cozy.Softer colours in warm wool this time Sublime with  silk in DK to suit our Spring days and match her new dress. Seamless but with a nice drape and picot sleeves and colour faced picot edge to front border […]

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.              

I love knitting pieces with structure and interest and just a touch of Je n’sais pas. Again the kit is in the CDD shop     Beautiful mixture of all 3 yarns in the Harwood Heritage range  This piece is worked lengthways and grafted together completed by a row of multi colour bobbles.  

Seeing finishes on a knitted garment being as beautifully executed as a sewn garment always pleases me. This top designed for BC Garn in Denmark had a lovely stitch design on the pockets but also a tri coloured facing and cuff facing

 I love the ease of wearing this shawl and the many ways it can be worn. I made it up here in the shetland/bfl mix edged with an icord bind off in the creamy bfl. The kits complete in gift packaging and the containing yarn,pattern,and correct needles is avaiable in the ChrissieDay shop

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 […]