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…

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…

Unpicking the Stitches: How I designed the Bonnie jumper

So here it is:  My latest design for Knitting magazine – not to mention the blog post!  I am especially happy this month, because it’s the first time that one of my designs has been on a magazine cover.  It is all the sweeter since I didn’t know whether this idea would ever see the…