Tag: knitting

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 […]

Yes hello Autumn,the days of summer are ending,the leaves are on the turn and the Autumnal flowers are showing off now as the last of my sweet peas and my everlasting sweet pea fade away. The garden produce has been great and just today eating broad beans sweet from the pod with my tiny 2 […]

My tulips always inspire me and here is a new shawl started,see the icord trim,it could have been doubleknitting here but I chose icord. The Parterre shawl begins ‘He was planting bulbs in the ‘parterre ‘for a spring display

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 […]

Knitting beautiful cowls on small circular needles is a great piece of travel knitting whether long distance or on your shorter journeys to work. This cowl uses all three colours in the Harwood Heritage range , colours straight from the fleece and echoing the landscape. Peat, Snow,Earth intermingle with each other in this stitch design […]

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 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

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 […]