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Durham Sweater designed by Nicki Merrall, published in The Knitter, Issue 94

Durham Sweater

Durham Sweater Durham Sweater is the second of my patterns to be published in February 2016, this time in The Knitter, Issue 94. Inspired by Norman Craftsmen The main stitch patterns on Durham were inspired by the large patterned pillars along the nave of Durham Cathedral. A cathedral guide told me that the patterns on the […]

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Ironwork, inspiration for London Town gansey designed by Nicki Merrall, published in The Knitter, Issue 82

London Town – An Urban Gansey

London Town, The Knitter, Issue 82 London Town gansey is my latest pattern. It has been published by The Knitter in Issue 82.  Today I’m writing about the inspiration behind the London Town gansey and why I refer to it as an “urban gansey”. What Does it Mean? I’m fascinated by the use of symbolism […]

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