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Guinevere fingerless mittens

Guinevere Fingerless Mittens

Guinevere Fingerless Mittens My latest design, Guinevere fingerless mittens, was inspired by Arthurian tales and coastal walks. I’m imagining mythical figures galloping along windswept beaches. A maiden is on a cliff top looking out to sea, maybe searching for her lover. Below her people are foraging for seaweeds and coastal flowers. Maybe they used these plants to dye […]

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Greeting cards designed by Nicki Merrall

Woolly Greeting Cards

Greetings to You! Observant readers may have noticed a few changes to my website recently. The “Patterns” heading has changed to “Designs” and if you hover over this heading you can scroll down to look at patterns, kits or greeting cards. I’ve made greeting cards for many years using stamps and collage and love these quick […]

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A Fair Isle pincushion

Fair Isle is Fantastic!

Last weekend I went to Abergavenny to teach some workshops at The Wool Croft.  The Fantastic Fair Isle workshop took place on Saturday and Sunday.  On the Saturday we worked in the exhibition space above The Art Shop; a beautiful 16th century building with original wood and limestone floors, and Victorian shop fittings.  Our intrepid knitters […]

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