Promoting Yarn Shop Events

Thursday 7th February 2019

Yarn shop owners, and people who attend yarn shop events, this is for you. On my new website, I have a courses page and each month I will feature a selection of 3 events on the Feature facility of my...

Maybe, Baby

Friday 1st February 2019

Maybe, Baby is a new design that debuted at Knit Camp in November 2018. A few basics: It is a sweater-top capelet. It is knitted in the round and also flat. I rate it as easy – moderate. It...

Hat Workshop, 7 March 2020

Wednesday 30th January 2019

I am celebrating my new website by launching a new event for 2020.  Hat Day, which will be on 7 March 2020.  Here it is. A hat is a humble accessory.  But I love them because they are fast to...

Newsletter Alert!

Wednesday 16th January 2019

My January Newsletter just went out, so if you think you ought to have seen it, check your spam folder and/or ask me to make sure you are on the list. If you want to go onto the list, please let me...

Dear Diary: the Christmas edit

Friday 21st December 2018

Knit Camp week:  time, as always before a BIG THING that I have to do, assumes odd dual-personality and both slows down to snail-pace and also speeds up.  Note that hours drag, but days fly. Wish I...

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...

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...

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...

How To Videos: stretchy cast on for socks

Sunday 3rd June 2018

I am planning to make a few short videos of some of the techniques I teach and release them after workshops.  Here is the first one:  a stretchy cast-on for top-down socks.  This can also be used...