This weekend we are offering 25% off the eBook containing patterns for all FOUR London Cushions shown above. Note: these cushions are human sized NOT miniatures This eBook offer is only valid until Sunday and expires at midnight (UK local time) on Sunday 19th February 2017, when the price will revert to pre-offer price.
It’s quite easy to spot an Aran jumper, less easy to define what makes an Aran unique.
Sanquhar is a town in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland with a population today or around 2,100 inhabitants. It is famous for its 15th Century castle and old post office. As the nearby coastal towns developed it allowed Sanquhar to have access to trading markets and by the 18th century a wool market had been established …
In order to emphasise the pattern in the lace it is often desirable to block or dress the lace. The term dress is still used in the UK, but is being replaced by the US term blocking, in this article the term blocking will be used throughout. 1. What is blocking? Blocking is where lace …
By Victorian times, wealthier ladies were taking up hand knitting again (including Queen Victoria herself who was an avid knitter). The 1850’s saw
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Today the word spinster is used to denote an unmarried woman usually considered to be passed marrying age. The term originates
Materials required for cushion: size 3 mm knitting needles, 150g/450 metres DK weight yarn in main colour, 50g/140 metres contrast colour DK weight yarn, 3 x 2 cm buttons for cushion back, 40 cm square cushion pad. NOTE: At present the QR code on the cushion can only be read if black and white yarns …
This tree is knitted in parts and then assembled. The tree may be stiffened if required, instructions for this are given in the pattern. The tree skirt and each branch of the tree uses a different lace pattern, making this a true heirloom piece.
Aurinel has very kindly allowed us to share this beautiful photo of her finished Christmas tree,