My Shetland Adventure Continues

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The last few weeks have been incredibly busy.  I’ve recently returned from a trip to Shetland and the beautiful island of Vaila, where I was working on further research and photoshoots for the Vintage Shetland Project book. We had originally … Continued

Home and Away

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  Autumn has arrived in this part of the world, the days are getting shorter and cooler and the mornings often begin with a mist laying heavy over the valley. It’s a beautiful place to live and work, but at the … Continued

Lithuanian Knitting and how Knitting brings the Past into the Present

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I’m very excited about the forthcoming publication from the extremely talented Donna Druchunas and equally talented co-author, June Hall. Lithuanian Knitting Continuing Traditions promises to introduce us to Lithuanian knitting techniques and traditions as well as introduce us to the … Continued

Alconleigh – from the Knits for a Cold Climate collection

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Folowing on from her incredibly popular design, Clemmie, Tess Young has created Alconleigh for the Knits for a Cold Climate collection. Following on the heels of Nancy, Asthall and Noblesse Oblige the collection is really coming together and there are … Continued

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