Debra Kobasa

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Knitting: Throw
This lap blanket or sofa throw, inspired by the delicate veining pattern of leaves, is a thoroughly satisfying knit. It features columns of ‘tree of life’ and ‘chevron bud’ motifs, beautifully aligned with the chevron edging. The sample was made from an Aran-weight recycled cotton/acrylic blend, making it machine-washable, hard-wearing and surp...
Knitting: Cowl
This cosy cowl takes its name from the botanical name for the cone of a pine, fir or other conifer tree, since the textured pattern of interlacing diamond motifs is reminiscent of pine cone scales. The Strobilus cowl is knitted in the round with DK yarn - though the pattern looks complex it features only basic stitches and yarn overs, making th...
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
This cushion cover is knitted in 4-ply cotton yarn and takes its inspiration from flying kites, so reminiscent of summers spent on the beach.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
The Breacan cushion cover is a slightly less formal take on the familiar tartan pattern, designed to fit a standard 41cm square cushion pad. It is knitted in four shades of chunky, self-patterning yarn, making it a quick but satisfyingly pleasing knit. The subtle colour-changing background reminds me of a beautiful, shifting night sky viewed th...
Knitting: Hot Water Bottle
The inspiration for this fun, cosy hot water bottle cover is the king from the Lewis Chessmen. The 78 walrus ivory chess pieces are thought to originate from 12th century Scandinavia and were found on the Isle of Lewis in 1831.