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Creating Colour Palettes workshop

Creating Colour Palettes workshop

Creating Colour Palettes workshop – September 2020 Hope & Elvis I’m very excited to be running a Creating Colour Palettes workshop at Hope & Elvis in September. A person described as ‘having an eye for colour’ is thought to be able to discriminate more colours or to make better colour choices than other people. This […]

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A Fair Isle headband and balls of Shetland yarn

Fair Isle Knitting workshop

Fair Isle Knitting workshop – September 2020 Hope & Elvis I’m teaching my popular Fair Isle Knitting workshop at Hope & Elvis in September. Knitters admire Fair Isle knitting because of the beautiful use of colour and the variety of patterns. Join me to learn about different stranded colourwork traditions as well as learning and […]

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Fair Isle Knitting and Design: a brief guide

Fair Isle Knitting and Design – a brief guide

Fair Isle Knitting and Design Fair Isle Knitting and Design is a comprehensive guide to stranded colourwork as practised by the knitters of Fair Isle and Shetland. It is for knitters who wish to learn or improve their stranded colourwork technique as well as those who would like to create their own patterns and colour […]

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Image shows the cover of Fair Isle Knitting and Design by Nicki Merrall, set on a lilac background. The words "Fair Isle Knitting and Design: an introduction" are placed in the top half of the image and "Nicki Merrall", in white text, are placed on the lower part of the background.

Fair Isle Knitting and Design: an introduction

Fair Isle Knitting and Design I’m excited to show you the cover of my book, Fair Isle Knitting and Design. Fair Isle Knitting and Design is a comprehensive guide to stranded colourwork as practised by the knitters of Fair Isle and Shetland. It is for knitters who wish to learn or improve their stranded colourwork technique […]

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Colour creative knitting workshop: learn how to choose yarn to create a colour palette working from an inspirational image such as flowers with Nicki from Being Knitterly

Colour creative knitting workshop

Creative knitting workshop in March 2018 Colour creative knitting workshop I’m returning to The Refectory Table to teach my popular Colour creative knitting workshop.   The Refectory Table is run by Janet Currie, a creative consultant, avid gardener, maker and project manager. Janet hosts inspirational creative business courses and art workshops for small groups sat around […]

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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 as inspiration for a design for an […]

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Yarndale - a Festival of Colour

Yarndale, a Festival of Colour

You Can have All the Colours at Yarndale! I visited Yarndale for the first time this weekend. Let me show you some of the colourful delights. Big, colourful crochet mandalas, yarn bombed bollards and the most amazing yarn bombed ice cream van (selling knitted finger puppets) welcomed us to the Skipton Auction Mart, the venue […]

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