Today on the blog I’ve created a feature on the cowls from Inspiration Knits (aka Louise Zass-Bangham)’s book Knit Play Colour, in anticipation of her having my yarn at Yarnporium this weekend. Check it out for some gorgeous pattern inspiration. … Read More Knit. Play. Cowl.
The full preview of tomorrow’s update is now here!… Read More August Update Preview..
The other night we went out for dinner and I wore this shawl, so it reminded me I should feature it on the blog. It’s had a lot of compliments at shows as well – it’s called Sister Syster and is by Asa Tricosa. As you can see, it’s a clever design. It flows both in… Read More Shawl Love: Sister Syster
With Louise AKA Inspiration Knits’ Flight of Colour shawl KAL in progress (HERE) I thought now would be a good time to talk about the shawls in the Knit Play Colour book (HERE on Ravelry).. starting with Flight of Colour (obvs). This squooshy sample was knitted in Pendle 4ply in Apricot Tulip, Steel, and Linen.… Read More Knit Play Colour: shawls
Since it’s all sunny and lovely outside (no? Come to Yorkshire!) I’ve found myself looking for lighter knitwear. So here’s some inspiration, in the form of one of my absolute favourites. It’s Tiny Shoots, by Kate Heppell. It’s a simple knit, with a lace section at the top, which is both written and charted in… Read More Tiny Shoots: A Spring Tee
Today I’m wearing my Buccaneer, so I thought I’d tell you about it. It’s also pertinent because it’s by Justyna Lorkowska, who has also just released Piccadilly in conjunction with Loop London, and that uses ECY Hayton 4ply, so there’s a link! Buccaneer is worked end-to-end, mostly in garter stitch, with two stripe sections. For those… Read More Pattern: Buccaneer
Introducing… Carved Stone Ball Socks, a new pattern by Sarah Foxley. I won’t mess about – you can find the (FREE) pattern HERE on Ravelry. I asked Sarah about the inspiration behind the pattern, which features a textured stitch pattern, lovely comfy-looking heel-flap heels, and a star toe. The pattern is intrinsically linked to her… Read More New Pattern: Carved Stone Ball Socks