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.
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.
Decided to make a winter warmer collar which is actually double thickness and has a beautiful rose design on one side and a trellis design on the other,By using 2 yarns of differing colour values a striking interplay of colour arises the rose side and the trellis side
Persuaded my Mother in law to model the Baltic shawl and spread it out so you can see the design –her arms were not really long enough to do it,but she does suit the colours.
My lovely Baltic ‘flowers in the rain ‘shawl is finally finished and blocked .She is a big shawl having a 2metre wingspan and 1metre in depth.Pattern out soon I love having the mix of the Hebridean yarn and Swedish yarn
my new hat knit and modeled on Lady Esmeralda,this is a gift for my friend Kath to keep her warm at the moment –she loves blue and this yarn was fabulous to work with –nice to wear not itchy but still cozy
Mia and summers end –maybe not if you knit this hat! –just love the fabulous job that the team at http://www.knitonthenet.com have done with my design –go have a look at all the other fabulous knits over there.Well back from France and the design book is full now for next falls designs so heres to… Read More
Been using some differing yarns just recently and I have to say the Twilley Gorgeous is a great yarn with a lovely drape but holds your stitch pattern firm and the colours are good too–well done Twilley ,seems an age since I designed for them the ‘knit to felt’ kits usingFreedom.More colours in this range… Read More
Lovely to see my lace shawl in the magazine seems ages since I did this one but that is how it all goes .Nice to see I made it onto the cover as well –sure this will be available via Ravelry soon.I love using Filatura and the colour was superb.The deseign is from the Paris… Read More
the new quillow design pattern is now uloaded and ready on Ravelry as is the bolster cushion this is great fun to knit as is Cushy cashmere knit in the beautiful Shilasdair yarn The patterns will be on http://chrissieday.co.uk very soon but for now please visit Ravelry.Happy Knitting