In this fourth part of New Season Knitwear, I look at the trend for contrast colour edgings in knitwear on the catwalks- and give suggestions for how knitters can be inspired by this trend, including some pattern suggestions. (This post was originally scheduled to be published earlier in Autumn/Winter 2018-19. While the trend is still… Continue reading New Season Knitwear: On the Edge
Here Comes the Sun: knitting with cool cotton and bamboo
Today the focus is on two more plant fibres that are well suited for summer garments: cotton and bamboo/viscose. Included below: a quick introduction to the two fibres and their knitted fabrics; a few tips for knitting with their yarns; sources of further information; and finally, some inspiring pattern suggestions!
Here Comes the Sun: lightweight linen
A celebration of linen yarn: in the cool, grey days of spring, I look forward to summer knitting and linen yarn - what is it, where to buy, tips for knitting and ideas for patterns.