Knitworthy 5 round-up

Today I released all 8 patterns in the Knitworthy 5 collection for individual purchase. Of course, if you like more than a couple of them, purchasing the complete collection represents the best value for money. I'm so proud of the designs in this year's collection, especially the way that all of the designs reference elements in the others while simultaneously including a wide range o...

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It's entirely possible that no one gets this, but after months of neglect I've finally found time to integrate my blog archives into the main website, with the goal of getting back into the habit of posting. I miss you and I miss having a place for longer content than instagram allows, and for things you might want to be able to find again in the future, like tutorials...

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Beautiful Projects – Self-striping yarn

I’m sure lots of knitters would agree that a pair of plain socks, knitted simply in self-striping yarn are a wonderful thing. Some of my favourite self-striping projects though, are the ones where knitters use them in combination with other solid yarns, or make use of stitch patterns or different fabric directions to break up the stripes. Here are a few examples to inspire you, while I fight...

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Beautiful Projects – Home-dyed

I’m writing this post from a desk, splattered with many, many different colours – one of the results of Ysolda’s experiments with yarn dyeing earlier this year. Since lots of knitters like to experiment with their own dyepots, I had a look at some wonderful projects that have been home-dyed. I hope you find them...

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Beautiful Projects – Sherilyn

It’s not possible to have too many shawls, right? Sometimes it seems that despite the number of them I’ve made, I never seem to have one handy! Sherilyn from Whimsical Little Knits 3 is one of our favourites, with each of us in the studio having made at le...

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Beautiful Projects – Yarn leftovers

Using up every bit of your yarn can be such a satisfying thing when finishing up a bigger project, though it can be a risky game to play! A much less stressful (and recommended!) way of doing things is to make sure you have plenty of yarn, with some left just in case, or just to play with later. With this in mind I had a look through the projects that have made great use of leftovers,...

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