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.
These guys are coming over in the Fall2014 to felt with me and I look forward to welcoming all the tour participants when they reach my neck of the woods in the stunning North of England. Sounds fabulous and wish I was doing the whole trip myself. When they meet up with me at Farfield… Read More
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
Well I have bene doing loads of research into yarns form the Baltic area and this one struck my fancy ,so ordered from Igla Leja look at these colours to come as I knit.It is a fingering weight and has a lovely Shetland type feel to it.I have decided to do a simple stitch which… Read More
when your shoulders ache( I am awaiting an op on my right shoulder)and you cannot felt or knit comfy then you still have the same pull for the yarn but you have to find differing wool art to amuse you–whether it is small loom weaving ,rag rugging etc here are some of my endeavours
My new necker and experimenting with undulating rolls and restraining channels and not knitting short rows to get the effect, it is alot easier this new way. The yarn is a cone yarn from Texers a boucle acrylic twist which holds the design very well ,did sample this up in merino and it just does… Read More
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
I cannot believe that time has gone so fast and also that I have not beeen very good about keeping up to date with my blogging.Life since February has been manic and also had some ill health to cope with so all good excuses but no excuse really –it is after all just a few… Read More