Winter Trees Fairisle Throw Pattern – now available

Friday 9th November 2018

This is new!  Here is the...

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...

Moons and Stars

Monday 26th February 2018

I thought you might like to see the final images of the designs for the Moons and Stars events which are new for 2018. Here is the lap-blanket: And here is the Cowl: The blanket is steeked.  Both...

Copyright. Sigh.

Tuesday 5th December 2017

Copyright is such a tricky issue for indi designers. When you find a breach, it is even harder to know what to do about it, if anything. Recently I found that a woman in a different part of the UK is...

All the Images for Cables, Bobbles and Beads Events, October 2017 – March 2018

Saturday 21st October 2017

The Cables, Bobbles and Blackberries Scarf: The...

Knitting Code

Friday 18th August 2017

  Recently I have been writing and editing a lot of knitting patterns.  I am always doing this anyway but this year there is Knit Camp and also we have had the busiest year of teaching ever,...

The Cowl is Done!

Monday 20th March 2017

The Felted Tweed Fairisle Cowl is now complete and it’s a beauty. There are also Kidsilk Haze and silk-lined versions of this fully reversible neat neck cowl. I have designed it to be fairly...

Fairisle Cowl

Sunday 12th March 2017

I am currently working on the final details of the design for the Fairisle Cowl event in a few weeks time.  The concept for this is a little bit different, in that the cowl will be lined with a...

Smoke and Mirrors #2

Friday 25th March 2016

New colour-way for this new felted craft or handbag – Smoke and Mirrors in teal and green with bright copper beads. I really love this and it will be my new personal knitting bag as soon as its...

Smoke and Mirrors Felted Bag

Tuesday 22nd March 2016

This is my new felted bag design.  It’s called Smoke and Mirrors. Knitted in Rowan Felted Tweed, it uses two shades to create different felted landscapes. Pleated and beaded wide stripes form...