Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Tinner’s Way socks feature a pattern of intertwining single cables and, inspired as they are by a walking path running through Cornwall, they knit up well in a sturdy, medium to firm handling 4ply, and have a slightly longer leg so that they are suited to wearing with boots.
‘To The Lighthouse’ is a kimono-style, open fronted lace cardigan with positive ease. The geometric lace pattern radiates out from the central line to call to mind the beams of a lighthouse in an Art Deco style. The pattern also creates gentle pleats which help the cardigan to skim the curves of the body without the need for shaping. The b...
Porthmeor is a wide Moebius loop cowl featuring a repetitive pattern of oval forms in knit and purl stitches. It references the way the sculptor Barbara Hepworth explored forms in work inspired by her native Yorkshire and the landscape in and around her adopted town of St Ives. It can be worn as a generous loop scarf or around and over the shoul...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The first pattern of the St Ives Collection, this stranded colourwork beanie hat, Barnoon is inspired by my favourite views across the rooftops of St Ives, Cornwall and the work many artists have produced reflecting the unique colour and light of this fishing community turned artists’ colony.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
An easy, slouchy hat, using garter stitch and a stripe of contrasting texture to show off the beauty of natural coloured wool. This is an idea for a hat that has travelled with me for a good number of years. Easy to memorise and make, it’s a great project to travel with and once knitted it’s a great project to travel in for casual we...
If you have long hair that you usually wear in a ponytail or topknot you’ll appreciate the thinking behind this headband. You get all the advantages of a hat, but you can still wear your hair up. Made in a summery wool cotton mix, it works well for activities like running hiking or dance classes, but if you prefer a more laid back summer, ...
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
Inspired by a book of World War II vintage stitch patterns, this patchwork cushion pays homage to the thrifty ways of wartime housewives. Gorgeous in Rowan Felted Tweed, this would work equally well as a stash buster for DK yarn, in a true reflection of ‘making do and mending’.