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Reworking the Linen Stitch Cowl

Reworking the Linen Stitch Cowl

The original linen stitch cowl has always been one of my favourite designs. I love the very different front and back of the work - either could easily be in the right side. In a double length cowl...

Black Friday? Or White Friday?

Black Friday? Or White Friday?

As per usual there are no Black Friday deals in the shop. If you're looking for a bargain there are a couple of discounted yarns on the Last Chance page - but otherwise everything costs the same....

Christmas Gift Ideas for Knitters

Christmas Gift Ideas for Knitters

Christmas day is five weeks tomorrow. All of a sudden that feels quite soon. It always sneaks up on me, because we're working on advent calendars in September and posting them in October. That means...

How To Make Wrapped and Woven Decorations

How To Make Wrapped and Woven Decorations

Weaving on a little circular loom is a great way to use up those last bits of yarn. The ones that you keep because it's lovely yarn but there's not really enough to do much with? They're perfect for...

Super Simple Ribbed Cowl Pattern

Super Simple Ribbed Cowl Pattern

Thanks for all the love you've shown the free Super Simple Cowl Pattern. I'm thrilled that it's worked as both a way of using up part of a skein and getting some quick gift knitting done. For some...

Travelling Rib Cowls Pattern

Travelling Rib Cowls Pattern

Yes that's cowls - there are two very different sizing options for this cowl. Version 1 is what I think of as a standard cowl shape. It's a tube which sits loosely round your neck. I love this style...

2022 Yarn Club is open

2022 Yarn Club is open

Welcome to the 2022 Yarn Club. The 2022 yarn club will have seaside theme - being by the sea is one of my favourite places to be, and there's lots of colour inspiration there which I can't wait to...

New Moonbroch Colours in Stock

New Moonbroch Colours in Stock

Gold, Silver and Gunmetal Moonbroch Everyone's favourite fluffy yarn is back in stock, and this time it's better than ever. Moonbroch is a laceweight blend of kid mohair and silk, so there are 420...

FREE Super Simple Cowl Pattern

FREE Super Simple Cowl Pattern

Sometimes the best things in life are simple and free! The Super Simple Cowl is an easy and quick knit that takes 50 grams / 200 meters of 4ply yarn and 25 grams / 210 meters of Moonbroch. The cowl...