A lovely felted blanket story

Monday 26th March 2012

Once upon a time there was a lovely Rowan yarn called Scottish Tweed and in particular there was Scottish Tweed 4 Ply.  How the knitting elves loved this yarn!  They knitted lots of things with it...

New designs pics

Wednesday 21st March 2012

It’s a very productive time, here at Court Cottage Industries.  Golf thingies are flying onto our new website, the garden is burgeoning, and I am designing.  Have I mentioned my on-going...

Birthdays and proms

Friday 16th March 2012

Today, Lily is 16. How? Really.  How? It seems impossible that the tiny baby who was born 16 years and 2 hours ago is now 16.  That I am about to drive into town to meet her for coffee.  That...

Design Day – and knitting nana syndrome

Monday 12th March 2012

Design Day happened here over the last weekend and it was really good.  Because of the restrictions I have on numbers anyway – 8 absolute maximum, 5, 6 or 7 probably ideal, and for this day we...

Star-Crossed Workshop, 28 April: 2 places available

Monday 5th March 2012

Wouldn’t you like to come here and spend a day knitting this: This is Star-Crossed, a delicate scarf with a fascinating yet fairly easily picked up stitch.  You can knit it in Shimmer and...

Ibsen; and a visit to that London

Sunday 4th March 2012

I’ve just got back from 3 days in London.  It’s a great place, that London, I had forgotten how much I like it.  I think I stopped loving it sometime in the last 3 or 4 years of my...