The Vintage Shetland Project: Vaila

Today I want to share my experience of knitting my Vaila cardigan from The Vintage Shetland Project by Susan Crawford. This was my first all over colour work garment with steeks, so was both a joy to knit and a definite learning experience. I’m not entirely new to colour work. I knitted the samples of the Twageos hat and Stromfirth Socks for the book, along with a few lace sleeves for other patterns to help finish … More The Vintage Shetland Project: Vaila

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 isle in hexagonal shapes and edged with a strip of lace. They’re quick and easy to make if you’re happy … More Lovely for Lavender