Tag: Boreal

One of the most rewarding aspects of this very rewarding job is seeing folk happily wearing the stuff that you’ve designed. I particularly enjoy seeing knitters’ inventive modifications of my work, and recently came across three versions of my Boreal sweater that are so wonderful that I just had to show you. Here are friends […]

Quite a few of you have been asking to see close-ups of the Boreal colourwork from the wrong side, so here we are: While the front of the sweater does not really give an indication of the effect of the colourwork on the thickness of the fabric, I think you can really get a sense […]

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Here, as promised, is Mel’s Boreal – which we photographed in the palm houses at the Botanical Gardens. Mel used two shades of teal for her sweater (Artesano aran shades c740, and 8316) , and reversed the light-on-dark, dark-on-light order of the colourwork. The effect is more subtle than the high-contrast, highly-festive look I’m sporting […]

Would you like to win a kit to knit up your own Boreal sweater over the holidays? Well, my nice friends at Artesano are providing the yarn for you to do just that! One lucky winner will be able to select their own colourway from Artesano’s great range of aran shades, and I’ll send you […]