Places Available for Gift Knits, Saturday 3 September 2016

Friday 26th August 2016

I have just had two cancellations for the next workshop which is on Saturday 3 September.  You can come here, knit this hat and / or these mitts, learn a new skill maybe, and have a generally lovely...

The Final Project Line-Up for Gift Knits

Wednesday 24th August 2016

This September sees the launch of the Court Cottage Festive Gift Knits events.  I have designed variations on three themes which all use 1 – 3 balls of yarn (DK or Aran, depending on the...

Designer Notes: Drift Mitts by Smith from Elements

Sunday 21st August 2016

This is the first in a series of posts – Designer Notes – about unraveling the design and thus, the knitting and often the teaching process for some of my designs.  Some of these posts...

The Allotment Goes Berserk!

Friday 12th August 2016

So it’s August and project Allotment is in month ten.  For ages it was just digging. Then it was just sowing and waiting.  Then a few bits of pieces of cropping excitement – mainly...

Blanket Progress

Monday 1st August 2016

The original Hive Blanket (like that name?  Not too medical – ‘oooh – come and look at my hives, Matron!’…?) is done.  A second version is now being knitted by Kath as...