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The English county of Kent is renowned for its hard winters. Residents living in towns such as Beckenham soon learn to wrap themselves up well when the northerly winds arrive. Here are two scarves that might just keep them - and you - warm during the deepest of chills.
The bold diagonal stripe pattern in these Derwent Cove cushions captures the very essence of summer. The colours evoke memories of holidays spent by the coast …lazy days watching the yachts heading out to sea …the waves from a passing fishing boat disturbing the calm surface of the water at sunset.
There is something fundamental about zig-zag designs. We see them all around us - in the folded layers of a mountain pass as we drive through the Canadian Rockies, or in the twill structure of a woven blanket. Zig-zags are dynamic patterns, symbols of change and energy.
The design of the Ocean Currents Rug is reminiscent of gentle waves as they make their way to the shore. The patterning has symmetry without predictability, giving the design an almost three-dimensional quality. The wonderfully gentle gradations of colour are achieved by working with two strands of yarn held together in ever-changing combinations.
Nothing warms a New England winter more than a cozy rug to step onto first thing in the morning. This one is no exception, with its rich natural tones harmonizing with the beauty of the world outside. The colors reflect the bare branches of aspen, birch and oak with their thick coating of snow which make this time of year so special for those of...
Linen bags are sturdy, practical and a great way to transport heavy loads of shopping, books and other items home from the shops or the library. However, they can tend to be, well, a little bit on the boring side. Not any more! The four bags in this collection each take a craft-store linen tote liner and transform it into a stunning and stylish ...
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Kettle-dyed yarns are wonderful for adding texture and interest to your knitting. They have recently attracted a lot of interest and are now available from many independent and commercial dyers. However, they have a high degree of variability, so that even within the same dye-lot one skein can be very different from another. This is, of course, ...
Knitting: Market bag (slouchy)
The BYOB Market Bag is a stylish shoulder bag just perfect for your local Farmers’ Market. It is a variation of the BYOB 2.0 - Bring Your Own Bag! pattern, available separately, and was originally worked alongside a series of Tutorial / Knit-along blogposts. The pattern includes links to the posts so that you can follow them as you work th...