The Last Day of Christmas

Monday 25th December 2017

Happy Christmas!  It is Christmas morning and the pattern elf has placed this little design in your stocking. It is the Smoke and Mirrors Felted Needle Case that is the companion to my Smoke and...

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!  ...

Traditional Fair Isle – Modern Design: Your Shetland Knitting Adventure. 27 – 31 July 2018

Monday 11th December 2017

In July, I have been asked to lead a Fairisle knitting holiday in Shetland.  To say I am excited is an understatement.  In the same way that saying I quite like knitting is an understatement. This...

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...