Winter Knits and Workshops

Snuggling up for winter with fun knits


Do you like colour? This snood kit (featured above) enables you to choose 6 colours to create a fun, snuggly snood. For £20.00 you can create your own in a choice of colours.

Winter is the time to snuggle under the duvet with your favourite book and what’s more comforting than a hotwaterbottle, even better when it has a homemade coversheep-hot-water-bottle-cover-front



Learn a new skill and attend one of my workshops or book lessons for yourself or a group of friends.

The first workshop of 2017 on creative Fair Isle will take place in my home in East Sussex. Check out my website for more details. 


Have a great Christmas and all the best for 2017




Free Snood Knitting pattern from my book and Special Offer To Buy Knitting Kit and Book

Free pattern for one month only


This pattern is featured in The People’s Friend this month. Take advantage of the special offer to get the yarn and book for £28.00 inc p & p or the book for £5.50 including p & p.

I can even do dedicated signed copies if you let me have details.

This snood gives you the opportunity to practise Fair-Isle knitting in a small project.

Tip: Twist the yarn every 2 -3 sts to avoid large loops.

Special offer

Knitter on the go

Deciding on projects

Just returned from The Knitting and Stitching show at Alexandra Palace.  The Manos sock yarn, a baby dress designed by me, and my latest Poncho creation were best sellers. Very positive vibes from previous buyers gave me a feel good factor.

After a huge clear up and sort out I am ready to begin work on my next book which will be on Fair Isle knitting. I’m starting with a cushion cover made with Scottish yarn which I bought from New Lanark Mills on my way up to visit my son on the west coast of Scotland. Tip: When changing colours twist your yarns every 2-3 sts to avoid large loops at the back of your work.

Deciding on colours I went for a vintage feel but the pattern would work well with bright modern colours.


Now having nearly finished the pieces I’m thinking about buttons-they can really change the look of your project. I went to my button box and found these retro ones that I bought last year and am thrilled they fit perfectly.


Next job blocking the pieces so they are the right size-that’s for tomorrow.