Winter Skies 

Winter skies and frosty mornings are the order of the day now.I love winter ,I find the time spent in qiuet reflection and time to design rewarding and after Christmas and all the excitement of the season the lull in the speed of the days is lovely. Winter walks when it is so cold and… Read More

Dyeing 

Today travelling closer to the Pyrenees we saw Andie and Adriaan of Rennaissance Dyers and enjoyed a pleasant hour looking at her amazing set up before our spending spree and travelling on by the lake for our swim and picnic. The blue of the water,the differing  blue of the lac are amazing and we found… Read More

Days of Summer

The breeze is warm,the sun hot,and the atmosphere is one of lazy lazy holiday feeling as I meet up with my dear friend Charity and her family at her home here in the beautiful South of France.Last night we sauntered and chattered as we walked along the ‘canal du midi ‘in the early evening cool… Read More

New Wool 

Using beautiful new yarn courtesy of DiGilpin who is also teaching at Fano and Loch Ness. DoubleKnitting is colour transposed surfaces on a dual faced fabric are usually done in finer yarn but this yarn lends itself to produce warm cozy utterly soft squishy fabric. A new design for the Knitting Festivals Fancy joining us… Read More

Amazed

My blog is written to share insight into my world as a knitting designer and fibre artist. Constantly I am asked ‘what inspires you ‘ and I answer ‘my travels, my landscape, my garden. I love to garden but since moving to live 1300’ above sea level in an exposed bleak landscape my gardening has… Read More