From the Studio

Nordic variations

24 October 2015

I love experimenting with new colour combinations and knitting a few  to stock the shop for Christmas gives me a perfect opportunity to update this traditional fair isle motif with some modern colours. I was planning to… Read more

Cauldhame... the location

15 October 2015

I’ve had such lovely feedback about my new pattern, Cauldhame, which has been amazing. I think this is in no small part down to having such a superb location for the photos, which was the… Read more

Introducing... Cauldhame

9 October 2015

I’m delighted to introduce my new scarf pattern, ! It’s available now as a PDF download from Ravelry, and also from LoveKnitting, where you can buy the pattern and yarn at the same time. Drops… Read more

Latest pattern: Hexagon Blanket - earlybird discount!

1 April 2013

My newest pattern – – is finished! This modular blanket is made up of (you’ve guessed it) knitted hexagons. It can either be worked in sock/4ply yarn for a baby blanket, or aran/worsted weight  yarn… Read more

Introducing the Knitting Chart Sketch Toy!

10 February 2013

The is a little tool I’ve built to help with designing stranded and intarsia knitting patterns. I have long been frustrated with how hard it is to sketch out colour-work ideas. I like to work… Read more

The evolution of the hot water bottle cover

7 January 2013

Who’d have thought there was so much life in the humble hot water bottle cover! Not only has the Nordic Ski Sweater Hot Water Bottle Cover quickly become my best selling pattern, but the ones I knit for… Read more

New pattern: Nordic ski sweater hot water bottle cover

12 March 2012

Since my first Norwegian hot water bottle cover was born in December, they’ve been selling as fast as I can knit them – clearly a winning formula. Now you can knit your own! The pattern… Read more

Marvellous buttons

3 January 2012

The Christmas break has given me a chance to finally sort through the vast collection of vintage buttons I inherited. I posses more buttons that I will ever need and I would prefer them to… Read more

It's a Stitch Up Featured in Knit Today

29 March 2010

The last time I saw any of my work in print I was about 7 years old, a poem I wrote was published in the South Cambridgeshire Education Bulletin. Sadly that was the end of… Read more