Quattro cotton from Lang Yarns

Quattro cotton from Lang Yarns is popular with my crochet students. It has a high twist so doesn't split much which helps beginners. And it comes in many beautiful colours.

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Faraday scarf

The Knitter magazine has just published the pattern for my Faraday scarf. It features large striped triangles. The scarf is finished with an I-cord edging around all four sides.

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The Being Knitterly newsletter and GDPR

GDPR and newsletters The new General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") comes into effect on 25 May 2018. Its aim is to protect everyone's personal data from misuse. Have you have ever received mailshots or emails from a company after buying something from them? That's a very simple example of misuse of…

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BBC Radio Leicester interview

Radio calling Last week I answered a phone call from James Carpenter at BBC Radio Leicester. He asked me if I'd like to be interviewed live on his program. And of course, I said yes! James explained that his daughter was learning to knit, and a male colleague was very…

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How to Knit Lace short course

Join me for my How to Knit Lace short course. Learn how to use increases and decreases to create a variety of lace stitch patterns. At the same time you will learn how to follow written instructions and charts for lace knitting.

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Best of 2017 and my 2018 theme

2017 and all that! Happy New Year everyone!  I've been reviewing the last year and thinking about my 2018 theme. My theme for 2017: Connect A lot of good things happened during 2017. I was one of the winners of the Designer category of Knit Now magazine's Knitter of the…

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