Tag: designing

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 […]

You can start work now on beautiful classic cotton linen stitch cowl to see you right through summer.This design is so esy yet looks co classic and appeals to both sexes and all ages  The nice thing is this yarn by sirdar comes in some beautiful colours so the choice is yours.Easily remembered stripe pattern […]

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 .

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 […]

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 […]

The only wedding pic I am allowed to show you until the bride and groom return from honeymoon. We had a family party the night before the wedding as family had travelled many miles for this event and the joining of 2 families is importrant and the party was great the weather good the food […]

Oh sometimes I wish I had never knit any felted shoes,slippers, shoes, etc the hunt is on again and it always shows in the stats the trawl for my patterns all over . Patterns which are free are on the download pages here and in Ravelry and those which I charge for are available through […]

As a blogger you know people are going to read you but what I find unerving is when someone decides to search the entire web universe for any entry that has your name attached –this time they have done it through Virginmedia and 5 folk have viewed that link –spooky .Last week I had search […]

can you imagine what is being said here ‘they do what to us’!  Well hope everyone had a good break and if knitting time did not happen then maybe you read some of the new books that are out . My toe is broken at the moment so trekking off to the hills was not on […]