New Design: The Aneeta cardigan

Introducing another new design from the lockdown bottleneck: the Aneeta cardigan, knitted in The Fibre Company Luma!  You can find this design in the latest issue of Knitting magazine, issue 210, which is out now. I published my first design about seven years ago, and I have always paid attention to how women’s clothes have…

New Design | Amulet snood

Hello!  I am very happy to announce that I have a brand new pattern for sale, the Amulet snood!  It is available to buy now on the Payhip website. Designed for this year’s Flower Power Fund, 50% of all pattern sales will be donated to Marie Curie and go towards ensuring patients receive the best…

When Will I Be Publishing My Back Catalogue? An Answer to a FAQ

Lately a few knitters have asked me when I’ll release some of my older patterns originally commissioned by and published in Knitting magazine, going back to 2014.  I’m happy to say that I can now – partially – answer that question! First, a quick explanation of why it has taken me so long to do…

Some thoughts on knitting and accessibility

I had a few thoughts about knitters and knitting following some posts made on IG a few days ago and felt a different perspective could help.  I don’t mean any harm by writing this post, and apologise in advance for any upset, but I sincerely want to mention a few important things that could help…

Introducing the Cosy cabled scarf

Winter is fast approaching: you can tell, because the air has teeth – canines that sink into your skin as you brave the elements. It’s not quite balaclava weather, but it is time to protect your neck from the vampiric fangs of cold – and what’s better than a chunky scarf? If you also fancy…

Unpicking the Stitches: How I designed the Snuggle cardigan

Hi everyone!  Where has the summer gone?  The last few months have been and gone so quickly I’ve had almost no sense of time; only the sense of rolling along with whatever life brings.  But the equinox brings with it a sense of coolness and calm.  As I write, the autumn sun is streaming in…