New knitting pattern: Seed Heads collection (published by The Knitter magazine

Seed Heads Collection

New knitting patterns: the Seed Heads Collection Hat, cowl and gloves The Knitter magazine has published the patterns for the Seed Heads collection comprising a hat, cowl and gloves. Inspired by seed heads in my garden I was inspired to create the stitch pattern for this collection by the seed heads on plants growing in […]

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Best of 2017 for Being Knitterly included being a winner of Knit Now magazine's knitter of the year competition, publication of patterns for Rosalind sweater, Winchester sweater, Painterly shawl and Seed Heads collection.

Best of 2017 and my 2018 theme

2017 and all that! Happy New Year everyone!  I’ve been reviewing the last year and thinking about my 2018 theme. Theme for 2017: Connect A lot of good things happened during 2017. I was one of the winners of the designer category of Knit Now magazine’s Knitter of the Year competition. Rosalind sweater, my winning […]

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Colourful Crochet Stitches short course with Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly

Colourful Crochet Stitches short course

Crochet course in March 2018 Colourful Crochet Stitches short course I’d like to tell you about the fun colourful crochet short course that I’ll be teaching in March 2018. Booking has closed. Sign up to the Being Knitterly newsletter to hear about new dates. Why should you come to the Colourful Crochet Stitches short course? […]

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Cable knitting: learn a variety of cables starting with simple single cables and moving on to a fancy braid during How to Knit for Cables short course with Nicki from Being Knitterly

How to Knit Cables short course: from single cables to amazing cable braids

Knitting course in April 2018 How to Knit for Cables short course Let me tell you a bit about my popular cable knitting short course that I’m running in April 2018. Booking has closed. Sign up to the Being Knitterly newsletter to hear about new dates. Why come to this cable knitting short course? Maybe […]

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Painterly shawl by Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly

Painterly shawl

New knitting pattern: Painterly shawl Painterly shawl Knit Now magazine has just published the pattern for my latest design, Painterly, a colourful, asymmetric shawl. Inspired by brush strokes Designers who entered Knit Now magazine’s Knitter of the Year competition had to create a mood board and use it to inspire a design for an adult […]

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Rosalind sweater

Rosalind sweater

New knitting pattern: Rosalind sweater Rosalind sweater Knit Now magazine has just published Rosalind, my first women’s sweater pattern. This is my winning design for the Knitter of the Year 2016 competition. Inspired by ancient woodlands I live in a landlocked county with many ancient woodlands. They are mysterious and magical places, which look and […]

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Winchester men's sweater by Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly

Winchester sweater

New knitting pattern: Winchester sweater Winchester sweater The Knitter magazine has just published Winchester, my latest men’s sweater pattern. Inspired by Gothic architecture At Winchester Cathedral there is much stunning medieval Gothic architecture, characterised by pointed arches, ribbed vaults, and flying buttresses. Inside, the sculptural decoration is intricate and ornate. For the Winchester sweater, I’ve […]

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