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Knitting pattern with written and charted instructions for left-handed knitters.

A blue-green retangular shawl hung up over a wooden coathanger on the back of a white painted door.

Meltwater shawl

Meltwater shawl My inspiration for the stitch patterns that I used for the Meltwater shawl was the diamond window panes in the Gherkin building, as it is familiarly known, in the City of London. You knit Meltwater in rows as one piece. You start with a crochet cast-on followed by a narrow garter stitch border. […]

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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 clifftop 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 yarns […]

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Anemone fingerless mittens by Nicki Merrall are available as a pdf file from Being Knitterly

Anemone Fingerless Mittens – a gorgeous new pattern

Anemone Fingerless Mittens are Colourful and Cosy Interesting Techniques My latest pattern, Anemone fingerless mittens, features several interesting techniques. These include a provisional cast-on, a picot hem, a simple double-knit pattern, a double-knit rib and a simple edging. The Anemone fingerless mittens have been designed to be easy for someone new to the double-knit technique. […]

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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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