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Veronica Speedwell is out

Hi everyone

A quick note to let you know I released Veronica Speedwell on Ravelry today.

Thank you all so much for your supportive comments in my first post – I am so glad you like them!

Link to pattern here!


Tutorial: Colourwork techniques for Veronica Speedwell

I have always been a little frustrated at the seeming lack of YouTube tutorials that explain how to create colour dominance in stranded knitting.  One would have been immensely useful to me when I was working out how to get my motifs to ‘pop’ against the background fabric when I was learning to knit fair isle/stranded colourwork correctly. 160 more words


Veronica Speedwell

Hello, and a Happy Wednesday to you!

I knitted very diligently over the weekend, and finished my next design, the third in the Nature Series.  Meet Veronica Speedwell! 323 more words


Pop-up fair

Are you in Edinburgh this weekend? If so, can I encourage you to pop along to the pop-up fair which is being held by my friends at the… 98 more words


Red fish, blue fish

Here I was, pottering along in a semi-controlled fashion, just managing to keep my Startitis under control, when something terrible happened.  In a single 24 hour period, I received not one, but TWO amazing knitting collections in my inbox.   442 more words


Ny bog, strikkeprøve og corespinning

I dag har jeg farvet decembers “Månedens farve på fiber”. Den glæder jeg mig til at vise frem, meeen … først om en uge, og de første der får december-farven at se bliver jo dem, der modtager GarnGalleriets nyhedsbrev. 625 more words


The Fine Art of Fair Isle Knitting

You will have heard me mention distinguished Shetland designer, Hazel Tindall, many times on this blog. I first met Hazel three years ago, when I was lucky enough to take a workshop with her during Shetland Wool Week. 600 more words