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There is a plethora of new knitting books, magazines, self publishers etc in the knitting world right now all across the world. This is great and a real change from from when I started  buying books and magazines. I eagerly awaited the Rowan collections because apart from the knitting designs they were so wonderful to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Since my hand was so badly damaged last year I have tried not to think too much  of the pain that cold weather brings. On a positive note pretty wrist warmers in my own BFL tarn make me smile.

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 […]

September & October  is a busy time for classes with Fano and Loch Ness festivals so lots to do to get new work ready in between all the other designing work.  Rarely do I knit for myself as 2 granddaughters have first call on my time. Having said that I am making a classic shibui […]

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 […]