January Update

This is for those of you that don’t subscribe to my newsletter, here is my update for this month. By the way, you can subscribe to my newsletter at any time. I’m planning to design lots of new things this year and these newsletters are a great way to let you know about new designs, books, […]

Can you help?

I am releasing this pattern to raise money for a very good cause. A lovely haberdashery shop called ‘Ribbon Circus‘ was devastated in the recent floods in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire. The shop is currently closed and the owners Helen and Caroline are working very hard to keep the business running with a series of […]

WINDSWEPT patterns now available

For a few weeks now the patterns from Windswept (my first book) have been available from my website and Loveknitting, but I’ve not had chance to publicise them…so here goes. All 12 patterns are available as pdf downloads. If you look at the patterns on my website, just click on the image you are interested […]

November Workshops

I have a couple of workshops coming up in November…. The first one is my Nordic Christmas Stocking workshop. This is a great project to practise your Fairisle knitting and with the left over yarn, there are some lovely crochet Christmas decorations to make.  I’m holding this workshop twice in November, the first time is […]

FAIRISLE CLUB is starting soon!

Just to let you know that myself and my friend Gwynneth are busy packing all the first parcels for the Fairisle Club, which officially starts on the 1st November. In fact, the first shipment to Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa and Moldova are on their way, as I write this post. If you’ve not […]

WOOLLY HAT DAY

Today marks the start of UK Wool Week, and  really I hope that you will support the Campaign for Wool and the Mission to Seafarers by sporting a woolly hat on Woolly Hat Day on Friday 9th October. I’ve donated a design and pattern to the cause, it’s my Sheep Tam, knitted in Rowan Fine Tweed, […]