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
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.
This tam has been so popular I am thinking of making it in another colour combination ie zwartbles brown with cream bfl roses or shetland with brown roses. Next week will swatch up samples for both and make a decision for this years kits.
When I look across the moors in spring time there are hundreds of greens / oranges/ peaches and brown shades intermingling together and then as the cloud formation changes so does the hue and tone of the colours visible. What also changes is the textural appearance between brow and furrow of the hill. Using cashmere… Read More
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… Read More
With large Cloud and Sand coloured pompoms my Earth blanket knitted in beautiful deep deep brown zwartbles wool with a textural chequerboard effect will keep you cozy on the sofa,warm in your sleep and when the winds howl be great to wrap around you to block out that breeze. Kits available in the store
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
Maybe it is a time in your life when you seem to be saying that long Goodbye so many times. Today another Goodbye as I learnt another old friend who lived a wonderful life had left us. I did feel sad but also glad I had known him for over a quarter of a century.Kendrick… Read More