Halloween Designs

Monday 27th October 2014

Last weekend we had the first ever Court Cottage Halloween Workshop.  It was possibly the best fun we have ever had. Look: Next year’s event is already sold out and I am thinking, as...

New Designs on the Site; Workshop Up-Date

Sunday 23rd February 2014

I have added two new patterns to buy. There is Cave Pearls Throw and Mitts in Cocoon (and no, there is no end to the Cave Pearls collection, we now have seven options and I’m not planning on...

Bump

Saturday 8th February 2014

Here’s a finished Bump Bag: I love the strong, zingy colours.  This Bump was knitted by Sue.  I also have a pic of another colourway that a customer made which I will dig out and add next. If...

Bump Bag Handles

Sunday 12th January 2014

I have had some handles made that will fit the newly re-designed Bump Bag.  You can browse (as I believe we now have to term what we used to call ‘look at’) them here. I really like...

Bump Bag Pattern Now Available

Saturday 4th January 2014

The Bump Bag pattern has landed! You can buy it here. Also, in about 2 weeks, I will have some handles for sale on this site that will be perfect for this bag.  The original handles made by Rowan...

New Designs

Monday 5th August 2013

There are four new designs on the site. First, one of my very earliest designs for Rowan, the Gathering Scarf. I designed this for my first book, Little Luxury Knits, now out of print and thus the...

Free pattern available from Rowan

Wednesday 3rd July 2013

I was asked to design an easy summer wrap using Rowan Kidsilk Haze Glamour.  Et voila, here it is:  The Stellar Wrap.  Download the pattern free when you register or log on to Rowan....

What a lovely write-up – thank you Fiberknitics!

Monday 21st January 2013

This is very kind...

A Free Pattern – a felted pin cushion

Friday 18th January 2013

Hopefully these pretty pictures will brighten up your snowy (or just cold) day. Here is a little free pattern – it’s a felted Turkish pin-cushion.  I made this with left-overs....

A Free Pattern – with a contract

Saturday 12th January 2013

Hello, here is a very simple and easy free pattern.  It’s a Cotton Glace front, decorated all over in totally random bobbles knitted in Kidsilk Haze.  The back is fabric but you could knit a...