A month of firsts in flora, fauna & my creativity.
Includes an interview with Dr Carly Fertleman who went on a creative sabbatical to India.
If it wasn’t for knitting, it’s likely Shetland would still be on my list of places to visit one day . . . Instead with my rekindled love of knitting, in 2012 I flew to Shetland for a 4 day visit for Shetland Wool Week. Little did I know quite what an impression Shetland – […]
Includes interview with Adam Robertson of Kalopsia, Edinburgh.
Includes an interview with Kirsty of Shilasdair, Skye post Make:Wool
Includes an interview with Helen Birmingham of Untangled Threads.
Includes an interview with Jaime Jennings & Amber Cocoran owners of Fancy Tiger Crafts.
Includes interview with Sally Algarve from On The Croft (Pt1)
Includes interview with Yasmin of Island at the Edge (Pt2)
Includes interview with Skye textile artist Emma Siedle-Collins
Last October I went to Shetland, my third visit for Shetland Wool Week and three years since I last took in this amazing event. Many of you may know the Crofthoose Hat pattern designed by Ella Gordon, the elected patron for Shetland Wool Week 2016. Offered as a free pattern this is a fantastic way to get knitters involved […]
Workshop and event tickets for the 2014 Shetland Wool Week, 4 – 12 October, went on sale today! For the last two years I have been extremely fortunate to go to Shetland Wool Week, although sadly this year I will have to give it a miss. Despite this I have still been spending time exploring […]
An unexpected enjoyment I have had since I took up knitting again is being part of a knitting group. Our group came together in 2009 when we were all doing Debbie Abrahams Mystery Blanket, Arabian Nights. Although no longer all doing the Mystery Blanket we continue to meet every 3 or 4 months at one of our […]
Today I landed in Shetland all ready for Shetland Wool Week 2013 starting on Monday! This time last year I had my first experience of Shetland Wool Week, managing to pack an amazing amount into four days. On the first day I was given the honour of modelling Kate Davies’ Shetland workshop project, the Sixareen […]