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Knit mitred squares during the Modular knitting workshop

Modular Knitting workshop

Have fun with Modular Knitting in September 2018 Modular Knitting workshop I’m teaching a Modular Knitting workshop at Hope & Elvis in September. Modular knitting (also known as mitred or domino knitting) involves knitting module one at a time. This is done seamlessly by picking up stitches from the edge of a previous module. Various […]

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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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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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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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Bubbles beanie hat designed by Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly

Bubbles beanie hat

Bubbles beanie hat One year, the week before Christmas, I decided to knit a hat for my cousin’s Christmas present. I played around with a few ideas from which the Bubbles beanie emerged. Fortunately it’s quick to knit, so it’s perfect for gift knitting! The bubbles on this beanie are formed using a simple cable pattern. They […]

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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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