Swatchety Swatch

Wednesday 21st September 2016

I recently read this.  It is about swatching. I know many knitters really hate swatching.  What I don’t really know is why.   It’s true that taking a bit of time to make a little...

Designer Notes: The Landscape Throw

Saturday 17th September 2016

In this installment of designer notes I am going to talk you through knitting the Landscape Throw from Elements.  I love this piece because it is large, comforting and, once you get the hang of the...

2017 Workshop Schedule

Monday 12th September 2016

This is shaping up nicely. First, I am repeating Steeking and the knitting of the Bee Blanket and Cushion, probably in April or May as the new date (February 2017) is also already full.  Contact me...

Designer Notes: The Smoke and Mirrors Felted Bag

Friday 9th September 2016

I have now taught this design a fair bit and I have also released the pattern which is here, for anyone who has not attended the course.  So I think now is a good time to also set out some Designer...

Allotment Soup and Upside Down Rhubarb Fool Cheesecake

Monday 5th September 2016

This soup is really yummy and I have been serving it at workshops last weekend.  Everything in it was grown on the allotment! It contains no brassica which I know some people don’t like and it...