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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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Striated Cowl designed by Nicki Merrall, published in Pom Pom Quarterly, Spring 2016

Striated Cowl

Striated Cowl Let me introduce Striated, which is about to be published in the Spring 2016 issue of Pom Pom Quarterly.   Spring is my favourite season, but here in the UK, it can be a bit chilly. I wanted Striated to be light, but provide warmth when needed. So, Striated is a long, narrow cowl, that can […]

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Cymru Cowl by Nicki Merrall

Cymru Cowl

The Knitter, Issue 81 Just for subscribers! If you subscribe to The Knitter you should have received Issue 81. On the cover you see a lovely cabled jumper by one of my friends, Emma Vining. She has used darning in a clever way to add the colour; Emma has written a tutorial about this technique, as well […]

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Twist Collection comprises a hat, cowl, mittens and fingerless mittens.

Twist Collection

Twist Collection Sometimes I knit swatches just because I like the look of a stitch pattern and I’m curious as to how something as simple as knit and purl stitches can create the pattern. Twist Collection started from that sort of curiosity. I’d seen a stitch pattern that looked woven – not the classic basket […]

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