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…

The Death of a Jumper

There are times when you have to say goodbye to things you’ve loved, created, or treasured.  Sometimes the relationship comes to a natural end; sometimes things take an unexpected turn, so that circumstances initiate change; and sometimes your own feelings change, or you confront the painful truth that maybe it just wasn’t quite right for…

Preparing for Harvest

The academic year has ended, and apart from graduation the focus is entirely on September and preparing for new and returning students.  It’s also time for me to regroup and turn my attention to design work due out later this year, months before anyone else is really thinking about wrapping up warm.  That said, London…

Hello from the other side…

Hello!  Guess who?? I didn’t mean to be away for this long, but I’m slowly beginning to resurface after being sucked into the new job I was so gleefully happy to get 7 or 8 months ago.  There’s been loads of hard work and several students, staff and machines to look after; rewarding, but I…

All Change: A new job is on the horizon!

A very quick post to let you all know that I have another job! And no, I couldn’t resist a train-based pun in the title of this post.  I’m still buzzing after the Charing Cross tour I had a little while ago 🙂 *Hopefully* this will lead to things being a lot more settled professionally…