New Design Collection | Something to Knit Together, Winter Edition

It’s time to announce a fairly big project I’ve been working on since early spring: I am the guest designer for Arnall-Culliford Knitwear’s (also known as A-C Knitwear) winter collection for 2020, and it launches TODAY! For now I will say that there are five pieces: two small accessories, one larger accessory, and a garment with sweater and cardigan options in snuggly Aran weight yarn.

New Design: The Gaspra Cardigan

Introducing the Gaspra cardigan! This was designed for The Fibre Company’s autumn/winter 2020 collection and supports their brand new yarn, Cirro. Cirro is a beautiful cotton, alpaca and merino blend; one of the lightest and warmest haloed yarns I’ve ever used. It’s also very versatile. Like mohair, you can experiment with needles sizes to create…

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…