Over the past three Advent Sunday’s I have been sharing some cute and quick makes with my friends over on Instagram. Today, the fourth and last Advent Sunday, is no exception and will see the last Christmas pattern published for this year. Why not share them here too I thought. So if you need a […]
The sun was beaming down on us when we arrived at the Chainbridge Hotel in Llangollen, our home for the week. Returning knitters and new quickly settled down with some refreshing cups of tea and delicious home baked scones. Everyone gathered in the workshop room where Claudia and I had laid out samples, books, other […]
I am off on an adventure very early tomorrow morning! An adventure with my creative soul sister and co-producer Claudia. Together we are going on a knitting adventure in the far north of Denmark, near Skagen. We are staying in a beautiful Danish holiday house very close to the beach, a beach with beautiful white […]
Made with Loops is taking a short break from traveling, teaching, designing and proof reading patterns. Next week I am off to Germany with ‘my man’ to visit family. We are driving this time and that means, yes you guessed right, lots of time to knit or crochet in the car as it is a […]
After a few very busy days in scorching heat, we spent yesterday resting our tired bones in much cooler air not doing very much at all. A little time spent at the stables, followed by a glass of ‘bubbly’ eating scones and then some gentle crochet. Just perfect! Soon I will have to pack […]
Another fabulously colourful woolly day was had by all! The photos speak for themselves: 1. Stall Impressions 2. Teaching new things 3. Freeform workshop creations A huge big thank you goes to Claudia and Anja for organising another amazing Festival for knitters, crocheter’s, weaver’s, spinner’s, dyer’s and other yarn mad people. I hope I […]
Leaving Manchester and 14C behind, I was greeted by 34c on arrival at Frankfurt. Bright blue skies, lovely sunshine and Claudia’s wonderful mum Ruth greeted me. I was instantly whisked away and driving along picturesque roads beside the mighty river Rhein, we soon arrived at Claudia’s house. I am staying in the most […]
Day three, and my sun dance must have worked as the sun was out again when we woke. First stop today was the Woollen Mill at Trefriw. At Trefriw Woollen Mills traditional Welsh tapestry bedspreads, tweeds and travelling rugs are being made using traditional Welsh patterns that have been around for hundreds of years. Trefriw Woollen Mills is […]
… and so the story continues… Shetland meets Africa and Denmark! Launch date tomorrow 9 April 2015 All will be revealed! X.
This week I will be launching a brand new shawl design. A co-production with my friend Claudia of Wollsinn in Germany and part of our WoolyLoops partnership. What is the connection between Shetland and the author Karen Blixen you ask? All will be revealed over the next couple of days. Stay tuned! X.