網戸 AMIDO

網戸 | Amido : Japanese (Romanji) for screen door. ________________________________________________________ The amazing Woolfolk yarn provides the base for this bold design. Make a statement with this surprisingly quick knit. 2 skeins of Super-Bulky Hygge will make either the Cowl or the Scarf, both options included in the pattern. The Cowl is worked flat with a […]

FOR SALE | SCARVES

A small shop update. My sadly long-neglected etsy shop, that is! I made these triangle scarves using some amazingly lush super fine merino and the always stunning Habu Textiles Silk Stainless Steel along the edge. Three beautiful colour options: Sea Green – pretty much the only shade of green I like to wear. This colour […]

THE CRAFT SESSIONS POSTSCRIPT

Phew! Home. Unpacked. Slept. And slept some more. And still basking in the glow of the weekend that was The Craft Sessions 2016. Yet another brilliant weekend with a beautiful community of crafting cleverlies. Felicia has developed and refined a formula that continues to inspire and uplift. I was honoured to teach again with a […]

TCS2016 AT HOME

As promised, I have what I consider an amazing giveaway for those unable to attend The Craft Sessions 2016! This giveaway includes a pattern from my Monochrome Collection for Shibui Knits AND enough yarn to make it. Yes, it includes: 9 skeins of Linen, colour Bordeaux 7 skeins of Cima, colour Bordeaux, and 1 Aperture […]

THE CRAFT SESSIONS 2016

The Craft Sessions preparation is in full on countdown mode around here: > Blocking limited edition Hakusa scarfs for the Mini Market on Saturday (see above). > Proof-reading my workshop notes. > Preparing the last couple of swatches. > Debating which knit project/s to take. > Confirming the weather forecast (it will be perfect for […]

豹 | HYO

豹 Hyo : Japanese (Romanji) for (n) leopard. ________________________________________________________ The gorgeous colours of Wool Days Scout yarn were a definite inspiration for this design. This minimally processed biodynamic merino yarn intimated a likewise gentle design response: a slouchy hat seemed entirely appropriate. Colour pop, comfy fit, cosy warmth. Tick, tick, tick! A big thank you […]

形 | KEI COLLECTION

形 | Kei : Japanese for shape. The Kei Collection is a sophisticated knitwear collection and comprises three designs exploring the sumptuous Woolfolk Tynd yarn with refined details and elegant fit. The drawstring details provide subtle styling adjustments with a modern twist. THE SWEATER 四角形 | Shikakkei (with a stylish SQUARE neck detail), as seen […]

楽 | RAKU

Above: Model A Top Above: Model B Tunic 楽 RAKU: Japanese (Romanji) for (n) ease, comfort. ________________________________________________________ I have been itching to use Habu Textiles Tsumugi Silk again and I simply adore this incredibly comfortable result. The design is worked in Reverse Stocking Stitch with 2 threads held together. However, this is knit on the […]

TRUNK SHOW | MARCH 2016

Thrilled to announce a Trunk Show at my Local Yarn Store: Sunspun Fine Yarns is hosting a Trunk Show of my knitwear designs! It starts next Friday, 4 March and will run until the following Friday, 11 March. I’d love to see you in-store on Saturday, 5 March between 11am and 2pm when I will […]

並木 | NAMIKI

Above: Model A (Woolfolk Tynd; Colour 9) 並木 NAMIKI: Japanese (Romanji) for (n) row of trees, roadside tree. ________________________________________________________ This design stemmed from Kozue, a scarf with a ‘Treetops’ feature worked across the row. The trick with this new design, is those ‘Treetops’ vary in height creating the visual effect of a row of trees, […]