Category Archives: design

Firth of Forth

Recently I have been designing and knitting a new scarf, and here it is! I’ve named it Firth of Forth, as it reminds me of the famous Scottish bridge.  It is even a similar colour! It is surprisingly quick to … Continue reading

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Tea Cosy Knitting Pattern

You may remember this tea cosy, which I designed for Knit Now magazine earlier this year. The pattern rights have now reverted to me and I have the pattern for sale in my Ravelry shop here. The tea cosy is … Continue reading

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New knitting pattern

I’m busy today finishing off a new pattern commission for Knit Now magazine.  The sample is all ready to send off. I’ve just got to finish off all the fiddly paperwork bits now. I can’t tell you what it is … Continue reading

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Tea Cosy Knitting Kit

Sunshine and roses – a perfect day for tea in the garden, with my new  British yarn Tea Cosy Knit Kit… Barley Barley is made in gorgeous blue and green British aran yarn and decorated with a jolly bunch of … Continue reading

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Knit and Felt Egg Cosies

Here is the story behind the Knit and Felt Egg Cosy kits available in my shop. I designed them to be really easy to knit for a beginner knitter – no shaping and just knit and purl stitch. They are … Continue reading

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Honey for Tea Cosy

Some time ago Knit Now magazine asked for submissions for ideas for knitted projects on a literary theme. I have always liked the poem The Old Vicarage at Grantchester by Rupert Brooke, and the sense of timeless Englishness it conveys. … Continue reading

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Love Ewe

Wih Valentine’s Day fast approaching, let me introduce you to Love Ewe, the newest member of the Made By Ewe flock. She is knitted in lovely British DK yarn, so what’s not to love! The heart ornament is courtesy of … Continue reading

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New British Yarn

Look what the postman brought me last week! New shade cards from Jamiesons of Shetland!  It must be Christmas in October! They are now producing an aran and chunky yarn and look at all these scrummy colours. I can’t decide … Continue reading

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Bedtime Ted

My pattern for Bedtime Ted is in this month’s edition of Knit Now magazine – issue 14. The inspiration for the design was my 8 year old niece, who always takes the same Bedtime Bunny to bed with her every … Continue reading

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Christmas in June

I’ve had lots of goodies in the post in the last couple of weeks. First this package of super soft and squishy merino wool from John Arbon, for a commission for Knit Now magazine. Lovely bright colours to match their … Continue reading

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