Tag: nua

An Asymmetrical Shawl in Nua Yarn.

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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Furrow mitts in nua yarn

Furrow Mitts

I’ve been sharing small details of these mitts with you over the last few weeks but now they are finished and the pattern is live! I really enjoyed the process of designing these mitts, they were designed to teach brioche in the round techniques in a step-by-step manner. This of course doesn’t mean that can’t…
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The Making of Echoes of Heather and Stone

So the book is finished and out in the wide world. When we sent the last of the preorders it was both satisfying and left me feeling a little empty, like when you finish reading a good novel. For the last year Echoes of Heather and Stone has been either my what I’m actively working…
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Echoes of Heather and Stone

Did you know that I’m working on a new book? (Ok, you probably do as I’ve been dropping hints for quite a while!). We’re reaching the end stages of the editing so I’m going to reveal a few details to you! By the end of July the book should be on it’s way to the…
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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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Cymric Cardigan

At last I can share the first of my Nua Collection Volume 2 with you all, Cymric Cardigan. This collection is available in a few different ways; print (with digital copy), digital only or as individual patterns. All purchases from my website allow you after checkout to add the pattern to your ravelry library but…
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Nua Collection Volume 2

I’m almost ready to release the second Nua Collection (Nua Collection volume 2). As we are heading into colder weather now I wanted to create a collection that would see you through the winter months and shows off the versatility of the Nua yarn. As I designed I was asking myself how many different things…
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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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Spritz Stripes Redo

It feels like a little luxury to reknit a pattern. Promoting my Nua yarn as well as a pattern opened up this possibility for me and I’m really enjoying the relaxing effect of reknitting a pattern. Designing is not always relaxing knitting time; especially at the early stages when you’re trying to figure out if…
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On The Needles: Nua

On the blog last week Carol showed us what is currently on her needles so I thought I would pop in and say hello and tell you a little bit about the projects I made with Nua. First of all, I love Nua, yes OK I’m biased but I would have loved Nua if I…
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