Author: Nadia Seaver

A Simple Knit in Nua Worsted

mycroft by isabell Kraemer

Mycroft by Isabell Kraemer A Simple Knit in Nua Worsted

Are you dreaming of a jumper that is soft, cosy, wearable and relaxing to knit? Then let me point you towards Mycroft by Isabell Kreamer. This jumper is knitted in our Nua Worsted and offers all the luxury of our Nua yarn but on 4 – 4.5mm needles. Mycroft is worked seamlessly from the top down.…
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Boann by Jennifer Shiels Toland An Asymmetrical Shawl in Nua Yarn.

  One of the best things about working with Nua yarn is seeing what independent designers create with the yarn. Boann by JST Knitwear Designs is an asymmetrical shawl knit from a garter tip and finishes with a two colour brioche edging. It’s packed with lots of fabulous garter striping and colour blocking so that you can play…
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Billow Crest Cowl A double thickness colourwork cowl using mosaic knitting.

Is there anything more luxurious than a double thickness cowl that is wrapped twice around your neck for warmth? The Billow Crest cowl is knitted using 2 skeins each of Kitten Fluff and Angry Monkey in Nua. This cowl uses the wonderful mosaic knitting technique to create its colourwork. This allows you to create this wonderful…
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Endpapers Cardigan by Joan Forgione

 What could be better than a cozy cardi in a super soft yarn? That’s exactly what we thought when we saw this beautiful new design by Joan Forgione. Slightly oversized with a splash of colour at the hem and cuffs, Endpapers combines style and comfort in this open-front, top-down cardigan. The colourwork pattern is a slip-stitch pattern, a…
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Waning Crescent Sweater

We’ve been busy here at Stolen Stitches with a new pattern (knit by the wonderful Joy!), Waning Crescent. I love combining different colours in my yarn and using different ways of blending them together. This sweater is worked from the top down and uses colourwork with textured stitches to break up the change in colour.…
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Justyna Lorkowska on Shamrock – Echoes of Heather and Stone

  As the book launch party looms ever closer, it’s time to take a look at another design from Echoes of Heather and Stone. This is the beautiful Shamrock by Justyna Lorkowska.  Justyna joins us on the blog today to share her design inspiration, her creative background and some tips for making your version of…
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Jennifer Wood on Ahenny – Echoes of Heather and Stone.

It’s time to have a look at another Echoes of Heather & Stone pattern and today the talented Jennifer Wood of Wood House Knits is sharing her design – Ahenny. Jennifer kindly took some time to answer some of our questions on inspiration, tips and techniques. Hi Jennifer, can you tell us a little bit…
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Lucy Hague on her Design Inspiration Behind her Newgrange Shawl.

Here at Stolen Stitches, we are very excited about the release of the upcoming book Echoes of Heather and Stone which focuses on patterns inspired by ancient Ireland. Over the next few weeks, we will be hearing from the contributing designers on their patterns and inspiration. This week on the blog is the wonderful Lucy…
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Nua Hat Patterns

One of the wonderful things about Nua is seeing what other designers make with it. What captures their imagination? Do they use colourwork, cables or textured stitches? Below are three wonderful hat patterns by other independent designers that have caught my eye and bring a smile to my face. They are the perfect project for…
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Exploring Ravi Junior

This is one of the things that came across my desk that made me truly happy to work on. I’m a mum and I love baby and toddler knits so when Carol said that she was launching a Ravi Junior kit in Nua, I beamed and jumped on board straight away. I’ll be honest the…
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