Gitchi-Gami

Welcome to the very first post from our My Place project! We’re kicking things off with a designer who I’m sure is already familiar to many of you – Virginia Sattler-Reimer. I’ve never met Virginia in person, but I feel like I’ve “known” her forever: she’s one of those people I eagerly followed back in…

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hazelhurst

So, I am imagining that some of you won’t have heard of Ronnie Hazelhurst – the meister of British light entertainment who has given his name to my new design? Tom and I are both children of the 1970s, and, for better or worse, the tunes of Ronnie Hazelhurst have featured largely in our lives.…

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Funchal Moebius

Here is my Funchal-inspired design! Like the ‘dragons-tooth’ pavements I saw in Madeira (thanks for the info, knitlass), the Funchal Moebius uses a high-contrast OXO motif with strong diagonals. One side is dark-on-light: and the other is light-on-dark. The design begins life as a provisionally cast-on tube . . . . . . which is…

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patchwork scarf

check out my new scarf: inspired by Ashley, Nora, and, of course, the Schmidt. I love it! I do think that next time I try it, however, I should be a little braver in my colour choices. I began with a much larger palate of patterns in different reds and oranges – all of which…

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