Knitting retreat in Surrey

Knitting retreat in Surrey

I'm running a knitting weekend in Surrey on 22-23 February 2020. You'll learn to knit your own version of this fellow - and some other cute things besides. Book early as places are limited! Find out more here.  

TV interview

TV interview

Delighted to be interviewed by Valerie from the patchwork and craft channel, Just Hands-on TV. Take a peek and watch out for me being just ever so slightly out on the date of Frida Kahlo's death. Oops! Lesson learned. By the way, she died in 1954....

Knit your own animal socks

Knit your own animal socks

My Knitted animal socks and hats book is just out with patterns for unicorn socks, a llama and sloth hat, shark socks... and lots more besides. Time to get knitting some early Christmas presents? Available online in all the normal places and all good...

New baby jacket

New baby jacket

This top-down cardigan for a newborn is knitted from just a single ball of DK yarn. And you'll only need to sew the sleeve seams. I used Sirdar Baby Snuggly but it would work in similar yarns too. It's available in all my usual pattern hangouts now and I think it...

New orangutan pattern

New orangutan pattern

I've just written a new King Cole Tinsel pattern for a cute little baby orangutan. He takes just a ball of tinsel yarn and some yarn oddments for his face, hands and feet. And he's just over 30cm/12in long. Available now in my pattern store on Love...

Knitted dolls book published

Knitted dolls book published

My new Knit your own dolls book is out on 12th June. You can get hold of it at a cracking price on Amazon UK and Book People. It's also on Amazon in the USA.