Winter Trees Fairisle Throw Pattern – now available

Friday 9th November 2018

This is new!  Here is the...

Moebiuses Predicted in Totnes This Weekend!

Monday 29th October 2018

I have just heard that there are 2 places now available for my Moebius workshop at Stitchfest Totes, this Sunday, 4th November, 10 – 2.  Here is the link.  If you have never knitted one of these...

Somerset Woman Concludes Half Marathon Training And Still Has No Idea If She Can Complete Course!

Wednesday 26th September 2018

Snappy headline.  I missed my vocation as a sub-editor. I am going to suggest that you chip in a few quid for a very good cause.  This is where you donate.  Below, is just one story of why. So,...

A Gift for YOU at Gift Knitting Day!

Tuesday 25th September 2018

Gift Knits Day!  Anyone who is already booked onto, or who books onto this course in future will get a £5 voucher on arrival, entitling them to £5 off yarns bought on the day! You do not need to...

2019 Workshops are now LIVE!

Monday 24th September 2018

2019 is now live on the site.  You can find them all here! There are icord designs, Happy Endings, new felting, gifts and the return of Christmas at Court Cottage. Each day explores new techniques...

Dear Diary + Conversations with Lily

Thursday 20th September 2018

(Some of this was drafted a while ago). Bank Holiday Monday:  this is the last day when I will live in the house without one or both of my children also living here. The last time I will peg out and...

WIP Amnesty Day 2019 – 23 March

Wednesday 19th September 2018

Come to the Court Cottage WIP Amnesty event in 2019 and get back in touch with a project that you once loved – or quite liked – but shoved behind the sofa in 2017 and now can’t...

Knit Camp 2019, 25 – 28 July

Sunday 12th August 2018

There will be a summer 2019 Knit Camp, and with all the people from 2018 who want to come back plus my waiting list, there is just one space – and I would love you to come.  You can read all...

Bleph-Warriors!

Tuesday 31st July 2018

My name is Ali and I have blepharitis.  Nope, nor had I until March 2017, when after some years of what I believed were repeated eye infections, I was diagnosed with blepharitis. Some people say...

July Newsletter

Thursday 19th July 2018

I have just sent out the July Newsletter.  In this edition, there is the usual mix of my news, industry news and new yarns. If you want to get these up-dates, please contact me and I will add you to...