Springtime – collection six review

Firstly, I would like to apologise for the distinct lack of posts recently. I do have a good excuse though, I’ve been so busy with various projects, one of which is my new book SPRINGTIME which is now available to buy. I do have quite a lot to write over the next few weeks, so […]

Loop Cushion Workshop

My first day workshop of the year is on Saturday 19th March and the project is the 2 Way Loop Cushion. I call it ‘2 Way’ as each of the knitted loops can be pushed in or out creating two different looks. This large cushion (it fits a cushion pad 50cm x 50cm) is knitted […]

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 […]

Dogs In Jumpers!

A few months ago, a lovely lady called Debbie Humphreys asked me to write a review of her new handknitting book Dogs in Jumpers. A book containing great handknit designs and cute dogs….how could I refuse! I briefly met Debbie a few years ago whilst I was still Head Designer at Rowan, her business Redhound for […]

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 […]