Forensic Knitting – or, a Christmas yarn story

Forensic (adj): relating to or denoting the application of scientific methods and techniques to the investigation of crime This is a bit of a geeky post, but I hope you enjoy it all the same!  I was inspired to write it because I am one of the many knitters in the world making a Christmas…

Asymmetric Fairisle Jacket – Knitting Magazine, November 2014

Here it is! My latest work for Knitting Magazine is a fairisle jacket with asymmetric front fastening detail, using Rowan Felted Tweed DK.  As ever with commissions like these, work takes place a good few months before publication: I was creating this during midsummer, which is not the best time of year to be knitting…

Asymmetric Lace Sweater – Knitting Magazine, June 2014

A quick one from me to share my latest design for Knitting Magazine – this vintage-inspired lace sweater! I love working with lace, but upon getting the chance to add interesting details or structural elements I couldn’t help but chop off one side of the jumper ;-).  Many off-the-shoulder sweaters are based on a boat…

Milestones

It’s a bit of a bumper post this week, if only for the quantity of photos!  Last Thursday something very special happened: my very first design was published in Knitting Magazine!  If you have found my blog as a result, then a warm welcome!  It has been several months coming and I am so so…