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… Read More
Knitting beautiful cowls on small circular needles is a great piece of travel knitting whether long distance or on your shorter journeys to work. This cowl uses all three colours in the Harwood Heritage range , colours straight from the fleece and echoing the landscape. Peat, Snow,Earth intermingle with each other in this stitch design… Read More
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… Read More
No matter where I am teaching the one thing students all want to learn all the time are Techniques.Colour techniques, Shaping, Directional,Lace,Aran,Steeking,to name a few categories. Starting tiny 3 st beginnings to make fine tiny lace circles for your shawl,incorporating techniques and style from foreign shores or past times.Mastering,Aran,Intarsia,Lace,Top Down no seam garments,gloves,mitts,socks,hats,doubleknitting,fairisle the list… Read More
The book is now in the shops enjoy! Inspired by my beautiful Granddaughter Abigail,who along with my next new beautiful Granddaughter Hester will inspire many more pieces.
Watching colours highlight their neighbours
Hmm not many posts since Fano but I have been so busy having being asked by BC Garns of Denmark to design a winter 2012 range for them ,so that has kept me occupied as well as my felting . Another thing which has been on my horizon for awhile but now I am to… Read More
messing about with 3dimensions and shaping which fascinate me at the moment,I want lumps and bumps it is just getting them in the right place for the right piece of knitting Differing yarns give such differing shapes it is a fun discovery journey, try it .
I mages show the folded over button band which has mitred corners and a ridge turn over. Here the side of the front Here the stitches picked up from the armhole plus gusset stitches