Category: Yarn

EHS KAL

  I want to give a big thank you to This Is Knit for hosting a great launch party for Echoes of Heather and Stone. It was such an enjoyable day and it was lovely to be able to share all the samples and stories with so many knitters. During the presale of the book,…
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Bealtaine

If you follow me on social media you’ll know that I’ve got something special planned for the Woollinn yarn festival! I’ve designed an exclusive shawl (Bealtaine) for the festival that will be in the show brochure but that’s not all, the shawl is knit using an exclusive colour for the Woollinn Festival called Woollinn! The…
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Russler & Normal Life Again

Life is very slowly starting to return to normal here in Cork. We were very fortunate as we didn’t lose electricity or water which meant that we got a 4 day cosy family holiday. This included lots of eating, sleeping and game playing. It was like we got to do Christmas again! It was very…
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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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Birman Shawl

We are on the last pattern of the Nua Collection Volume 2; Birman Shawl. Today is the last day that you’ll get an automatic 10% discount off the collection, tomorrow it becomes full price. Now lets take a look at this shawl. With the Birman shawl I’m experimenting with a different type of colourwork again;…
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Abys Cowl

It would appear winter has hit here in Ireland, it’s frosty and below freezing here this morning. As I went to record the video for the Abys Cowl I couldn’t help pulling it over my head and snuggling in deep. I can’t quite describe in words just how warm and satisfying it was….you’ll just have…
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Mau Hat

So we now have the first of the accessory patterns from Nua Collection Volume 2; Mau Hat. Nua yarn is pretty much perfect for accessories; it’s lightweight, super warm and soft. Definitely like wearing a hug. This is one of my favouirte styles of hat, a simple beanie that can be pulled down a little…
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Korat Sweater

It’s time for pattern 2 from my Nua Collection Volume 2; Korat. If you look through my patterns you’ll quickly see that I’m not really a colourwork person. I love working stranded colourwork, and the dense, squishy fabric it produces but I struggle to find sleek, different colourwork ideas that feel like ‘me’. When I…
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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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