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Just arrived: Easy Fairisle knits by Martin Storey

Just arrived, a gorgeous little book from Martin Storey, Easy Fairisle Knits…..

This lovely little book of designs is a great introduction to fairisle knitting and contains lots of lovely accessory projects that would make perfect gifts or even just a treat for yourself.  136 more words

Stash Fine Yarns

FO Friday: Cariad Cushion

Available in issue 40 of Knit Now magazine.

Well, that came around quickly/it feels like ages since I finished this! Such are joys of designing that you can forget you made something at the height of summer for publication in Autumn! 75 more words


Sharing and The Sheep Shop

Hello again,

Following my last blog on Kaffe Fassett I have been totally spoiled – two days last week were spent in Cambridge with a friend who has always shared my passions for colour, yarns and blue and white china. 410 more words


Wool Week Monday and Tuesday

So we began Wool Week at J&S with a class from our Wool Week patron Hazel Tindall, Hazel designed a bookmark which involved a bit of Fair Isle and steeking! 256 more words

Jamieson And Smith

Two Handed Stranded Colourwork Knitting Techniques

One-Day Workshop with Karie Westermann, Knitwear Designer & Consultant

For Advanced Beginners  and Experienced Knitters

Sunday, 12th October 2014 – 10.30am – 4.30pm – Lunch included – Course Fee £53/£55, materials are not included, but there will be 10% discount on the day for purchases for the class… 194 more words


Check it out!


Specs: Sky Isle Cardigan in Handmaiden Ottawa. Changed the gauge and slapped a pattern around the cuffs and bottom.


Cubes Pullover in Knitty

Just a quick post about a pattern I wrote that’s been published in the latest issue of Knitty – the Cubes Pullover.

Autumn and winter can get a bit dull and grey in Yorkshire, and I wanted to create something to give me a bit of a zingy pop of cheer for cloudier days. 218 more words