Category: patterns

Today using a yarn recommended to me by a friend and it is a delightful yarn giving a lovely drape but great stitch definition.The only time I have used Gotland before was from Denmark,so lovely to try out a British Gotland and this is an Aran weight but has high loft. The design is knit […]

Changes to Pattern-Selling & Ebooks Due to law changes, 2015 sees a few changes to how customers within the EU can buy my patterns. Please understand that a) these changes are not my decision and b) some of these changes may be temporary as various platforms work out how best to respond to the new […]

  He’ll sit in the barn, And keep himself warm, And hide his head under his wing, Poor thing! The North Wind doth blow, And we shall have snow, And what will the dormouse do then? Poor thing! Rolled up like a ball, In his nest snug and small, He’ll sleep till warm weather comes […]

Many new designs in the fabulous Harwood yarn from Chrissie Day Another mesh shawl kit available. Dots and Lines Fabulous 2 colour slip stitch work ,short deep cowl with buttoned ribbed fastening or long wrap twice cowl. Linen Stitch Cowl knit with Harwood BFL handdyed by myself to give colour contrast. All these designs carry […]

I have been a bit quiet on the blogging world these last  few weeks as my mind has been full of Babies.My own 1st grandadughter and knitting for Babies. Well Abigail is here now 7lbs plus of beautiful baby and the last 2 items for my new book are done. The book Knitted Modern Classics […]

Well here we go again crochet is back again on the  front burner of what people wish to learn about ,it never really goes away like knitting never does,it sometimes slips from the light and this is why I say here we go again. I crocheted in the Wire book  and then of course wrote […]

What can I say Big knitting,Big needles,Big Catwalk show,Big secret. It seemed to take forever but when you are measuring knitting in termsof metres etc then it does go on and on and on but I have a feeling it will all look fab when revealed. The next piece which is not fully revealed is […]

The new Everchanging Cowl with more then 7 lives is launched –so many ways to wear this— all knit in beautiful Teesdale Fibres Creme de la creme yarn a blend of 2 local yarns from Harwood in Teesdale. The whole Harwood range of patterns has been so well recieved  there is talk of a book […]