Knit. Play. Cowl.

Posted: November 03, 2016

Knit. Play. Cowl.
Today on the blog I've created a feature on the cowls from Inspiration Knits (aka Louise Zass-Bangham)'s book Knit Play Colour, in anticipation of her having my yarn at Yarnporium this weekend. Check it out for some gorgeous pattern inspiration.

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Posted: August 30, 2016


Shawl Love: Sister Syster

Posted: August 21, 2016

Shawl Love: Sister Syster

The other night we went out for dinner and I wore this shawl, so it reminded me I should feature it on the blog. It's had a lot of compliments at shows as well - it's called Sister Syster and is by Asa Tricosa. As you can see, it's a clever design. It flows both in design and to wear, thanks to the crossing cables both in the body and along the beautifully structured edging. It requires 800-900 yards, so with 218yds per 50g ball of Milburn 4ply (which is what this one is made in) you'll need four or five...


Knit Play Colour: shawls

Posted: June 02, 2016

Knit Play Colour: shawls

With Louise AKA Inspiration Knits' Flight of Colour shawl KAL in progress (HERE) I thought now would be a good time to talk about the shawls in the Knit Play Colour book (HERE on Ravelry).. starting with Flight of Colour (obvs). This squooshy sample was knitted in Pendle 4ply in Apricot Tulip, Steel, and Linen. The pattern is listed as being for DK, but it will work in pretty much any weight yarn - 4ply, sport, DK, worsted, or aran. Next up is my DK weight Colour Trail - this cosy and elegant shawl is knitted in Titus DK, which...


Tiny Shoots: A Spring Tee

Posted: May 23, 2016

Tiny Shoots: A Spring Tee

Since it's all sunny and lovely outside (no? Come to Yorkshire!) I've found myself looking for lighter knitwear. So here's some inspiration, in the form of one of my absolute favourites . It's Tiny Shoots, by Kate Heppell. It's a simple knit, with a lace section at the top, which is both written and charted in the pattern. Kate's original sample (in the Ravelry pics) was done in BFL Sock in Bluebell, but this sample of mine is done in Milburn 4ply. We still have some skeins of Rust for sale with a clearance discount (because although I adore this...


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