Teddy with a Fairisle sweater

Have been meaning to share these photos for a while of a lovely cute knitted teddy from a Marie Wallin pattern. I have already thought about knitting another one but changing the sweater design slightly to make him look Norwegian.

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Fabric of India at the V and A

On the 9th Jan I went to the V and A in London and got tickets to see the exhibition of Indian textiles "Fabric of India". The exhibition itself was brilliant and had lots of beautiful examples of fabric and design produced by a great variety of techniques. There was definitely a wow factor in... Continue Reading →

new Kindle cover

My old kindle cover was beginning to look a little bit sad and the worse for wear soi decided to make a replacement using some material from the mama said sew range by Moda. I'm really pleased with it especially my added hand pieced hexagons for added decoration.

Granny square is growing

Started this while on a shuttle under the Channel and it is now beginning to grow considerably. I like the way the centre (in Sirdar crofter wool) gives a slightly skewed colour scheme - balanced by the more traditional solid one-colour rounds. Love the greens and oranges together but have added a larger variety of... Continue Reading →

Kaffe Fassett – a life in colour

I had the fun of going to the marvellous exhibition about Kaffe Fassett at the Museum of Fashion and Textile Design in Bermondsey in London. It was at the same time inspiring and scary. How can one man produce such a wealth of amazing stuff? It gave me a lot to think about and of... Continue Reading →

Campaign for Wool

Went to Somerset House for the Campaign for Wool event. Some amazing stuff - didn't realise you could do so much or be so inventive with wool. Hope you like the photos.

Multi-coloured scarves

Just finished knitting these three scarves with Debbie Bliss 'Angel Prints' wool. Knitted on large needles and in garter stitch they were very simple to make but look quite effective. They are all from the same pattern, but I like that they all look quite different in character because of the beautiful yarn used.

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