Tag: Blanefield

Good morning! Here is today’s yoke from my new book – Bluebells. In the 1950s and 60s, there was a particularly popular style of sweater featuring a rather narrow circular yoke. In such garments, the sleeve and body shaping tended to be a little more neatly tailored than other circular yokes, and the colourwork motifs […]

A gorgeous day! And a good one to climb Dumgoyne – the hill that dominates the landscape behind our new home. There’s been snow on the tops of the Munros for about a week now, and it seems to be rapidly creeping down to lower altitudes – so I wanted to get up there before […]

West of Blanefield, off the West Highland Way . . . If you look North across the fields . . . You’ll see a path through the grass and sheep’s-bit scabious . . . . . . which leads to a field margin, marked by a line of blasted oaks. Adjacent, to the West, is […]