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…

My March Makes

It has been an eventful but positive fortnight!  March is my birthday month, and there’s been a little time off, but besides that I have had less time at the computer than usual.  Here’s a roundup of the creative and crafty things I’ve been doing this month. I began by trying to finish the back…

December Knitting

It has been a busy few weeks!  The weather has made a decisive turn and I thought I’d update you on a couple of projects I’ve been knitting lately.  I have been so busy teaching workshops and planning things for next year – mainly exciting things! – that it has been difficult to find time…

Creative Inkwells

I’m back to personal knits again – in fact, making in general.  I have some sewing projects on the go and will share those in a few weeks; the pile is growing and I need to slot in some time at the sewing machine!  Luckily the knitting is under control – relatively speaking – and…

Quiet Knits, Quiet Nights

It’s been a quiet-ish week so far, so a smallish post this week.  I’m finishing up some new designs and a block of teaching has come to an end, including the inaugural Sew Over It knitting club.  The first night went really well and we got very positive feedback, some of which can be taken…

Mission: Cardigan – and more amazing textile art

The last week or so has been about finishing things up work-wise and getting more time for personal projects.  This winter, I am on Mission: Cardigan.  I am in the home straight of a small collection of accessories – all will be revealed in a few weeks’ time! – but I can happily say that…