The Shetland Tour, July 2018

Friday 22nd December 2017

Just to let you know that ECT Travel have now up-dated the tour to include flights!  Here is the link.  I do hope you can come on my Fairisle knitting adventure on Shetland!  ...

Allotmenting Continues

Wednesday 6th December 2017

I have renewed the allotment for another year.  It seems silly to be hasty, especially as I have really got it under control now (except for the twatting white fly in the brassica cage – it is...

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...

New Workshop Dates for 2018

Friday 10th November 2017

I have added 2 new dates to the Court Cottage events – these are repeats of events that quickly filled up.  There is a repeat of Gift Knits, and this is on 22 September; and a repeat of Moons...

Christmas Workshops 2017: images

Thursday 2nd November 2017

Crocheted Heart Wreath with Lights, Mini Jumpers, ‘Frozen Hearts’ Picture Frames, Icicle  ...

Strictly My Own Opinion

Thursday 2nd November 2017

I am, as many of you know, a very enthusiastic fan of Strictly Come Dancing.  It is an on-going source of sadness and frankly, bewilderment, that I am still waiting for the call to join the ranks,...

2018 Courses

Tuesday 31st October 2017

The 2018 courses are now live here. Next year, as trailed, we will be teaching: Cables, Bobbles and Beads – for the absolute last time!  In March. Slip Stitch Colour Work Socks from the top...

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

Saturday 21st October 2017

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

Cables, Bobbles and Beads: the texture events

Monday 16th October 2017

The next Court Cottage events are Cables, Bobbles and Beads, at the end of this month.  The final pattern samples are almost ready – one of the designs is all done, knitted in 4 optional ways...

Knit Camp 2017 and 2018

Saturday 14th October 2017

I think this has been the longest I have ever gone between blogs.  That is mainly because Knit Camp 2017 happened last weekend and most of the 4 weeks prior to that was given over to the final...