woolfest

Herdwick lamb Mel, Felix and I – setting up shop Wearing our Deco cardigans, and ready for, um, action. . . Woolfest throng Periphery Susan’s stand was utterly delectable. Everything was displayed so beautifully. Customers admiring Helen’s gorgeous wares. Natalie’s fab herd-of-sheep stitch markers. Jen and Nic having a giggle. Lily France looking fabulous in… Read More

Tír Chonaill

Woolfest is just a fortnight away! I am pleased to say I am mostly prepared (hoping to hear about the whereabouts of the last of my stock today, fingers crossed). I’ve produced two new designs to launch as kits at the event (with yarn and project bags), and sent the patterns off to my printers… Read More

devices and designs

Have any of you tried knitting stranded colourwork with these devices? Variously called knitting thimbles, strickfinghuts or yarn guides, they come in several varieties and I’ve recently been experimenting with a couple. Despite being taught to knit the ‘English’ way, I am a much speedier ‘picker’ than I am a ‘thrower’. I currently find myself… Read More