Introducing ‘Clemmie’, A new pattern for the Susan Crawford Vintage Label

The Clemmie drape is my first pattern for the Knits for a Cold Climate collection under the Susan Crawford Vintage label.   Knits for a Cold Climate is inspired by Nancy Mitford’s most famous novel, “Love in a Cold Climate”, and is a collection of single patterns all inspired by Nancy, her novels, her life and her family. Nancy was one of the original “Bright Young Things” – a group of decadent and bohemian socialites … More Introducing ‘Clemmie’, A new pattern for the Susan Crawford Vintage Label

Knitting Knots in Glasgow

Yesterday I spent a fantastic day in Glasgow attending Glasgow University’s Re-inventing Scotland Woollen Traditions Public Study Day and generally sight seeing. The event was staged at The Lighthouse, A Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed building originally for the Glasgow Herald newspaper, and now home to Scotland’s Centre for Design and Architecture. It has some fabulous Mackintosh exhibitions and I was on a bit of a Mackintosh drive yesterday. I’ve been working on designs with my … More Knitting Knots in Glasgow