Phoenix is a flat city with an equally uninteresting street layout. So why, then, is its grid classified as ‘iconic’? Well, it’s the closest thing you will find to absolute perfection. Streets run north, south, east and west, with every eight numbered streets equaling exactly one mile. As a result, the distance between 16th and […]
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 […]
Love textural 2 colour effects.
Hmm not many posts since Fano but I have been so busy having being asked by BC Garns of Denmark to design a winter 2012 range for them ,so that has kept me occupied as well as my felting . Another thing which has been on my horizon for awhile but now I am to […]
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.
I love this shawl so much and working on it every day is a joy.The yarn is from Sweden and I am so please with the quality and the colours .I have mixed it with a Hebridian yarn to make life interesting.Although it is along way from finished and there are so many more colours […]
February Class 15th February 2011 How to shape a shawl Learn the techniques behind the many differing shapes,produce samples A good fun day Come to classes in a beautiful middle England country pub with restaurant,and lovely garden,easy parking . Indulge your love of yarn and indulge in a beautiful restaurant lunch, included in your class cost. Small […]
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 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
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 […]