Alconleigh: A new Knit for a Cold Climate

Alconleigh is my new design for the Knits for a Cold Climate collection a collaboration with Susan Crawford and Karie Westermann for the Susan Crawford Vintage label. Following on the heels of Nancy, Clemmie, Asthall and Noblesse Oblige, the collection is really coming together and there are still more exciting new designs in the works. … More Alconleigh: A new Knit for a Cold Climate


I’m pleased to announce that my pattern Hawserlaid has been included in this years Scarves Collection from Quince & Co. appropriately named ‘Scarves Etc. 2014’. Hawserlaid is a wide shallow triangular shawl knitted from tip to tip or wing to wing, increasing, then decreasing as you go. The stitch pattern is a travelling rib that … More Hawserlaid

Afterthought Booties

This pattern really was a matter of serendipity. Following the design of my Lovely for Lavender hexagonal lavender bags with stranded colourwork, I wanted to work more with the hexagonal shape and envisaged a sock yarn leftovers knitted quilt. However, I wasn’t sure about knitting that many hexagons to the same pattern so tried out … More Afterthought Booties

Easter Child’s Play

Please note: These patterns are no longer available – alternative easter egg cosies can be found here I must admit that many years have passed, and many Creme Eggs have been eaten, without it ever occurring to me that they may need a fun cosy, but there you go. These started as fundraisers for the … More Easter Child’s Play

Ringwood Socks

In October I set myself the challenge of designing a sock pattern. There were a few reasons for this; I’m behind on my sock challenge to knit a pair of socks every month this year – by October – month 10 – I’d managed just 5 pairs. I thought that if I designed some socks this would give me … More Ringwood Socks

Lovely for Lavender

Today I released a new pattern, the first in what seems like ages. Design work got really held up with all the summer activity and moving and the foul weather has really messed up plans for a couple of photo shoots…. So Lovely for Lavender is a pattern for lavender bags knitted using stranded fair … More Lovely for Lavender