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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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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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Close up of the double cables in the Meander wrap

Meander Wrap

A Cosy Wrap My latest hand knit design, Meander, is published by The Knitter in issue 68. It is a wrap, knitted using Lima Colour from Rowan Yarns; although this is an aran-weight yarn its chain construction makes it light and airy. It is spun from alpaca, wool and nylon, so it is a wonderfully cosy […]

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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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