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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 […]

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   

No wonder I work so much in neutrals these days when sights like this greet me on my first morning home after a few days away. Its cold here about -2 and the snow is still crispy. But you know ‘There’s nowhere like home’ The lovely Black Grouse thinks so too.              

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.  

Today I shall travel over to the Mill to view my new yarn which is a finer yarn and is a blend of 2 colours giving a beautiful silver grey. I am choosing 2 colours to compliment the grey and these will give the design base a depth and a highlight. Think Deep red of […]

 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

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.

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 […]

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 […]