Category Archives: KNITSONIK PROCESSES

Bricken: a story of mental ill health and also of healing

The third chapter in the KNITSONIK Stranded Colourwork Playbook draws on the bricks of Reading for its inspiration. An essay titled Bricks to Knit charts my design process from start to finish, and the chapter culminates in a customisable cowl … Continue reading

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Chapter 2 part 2: Deborah Gray’s Willow pattern china flags, worked two-at-a-time

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s post, today I want to reveal the other special section tucked inside chapter 2 of the KNITSONIK Stranded Colourwork Playbook: Deborah Gray’s pattern hack for working 2 flags at a time featuring her gorgeous … Continue reading

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Chapter 2 part 1: KNITSONIK Bunting, Tarmac Tuesdays edition

Continuing from my last post, today I want to talk to you about KNITSONIK Bunting: Tarmac Tuesdays edition – which is the main focus for the second chapter of my new book, the KNITSONIK Stranded Colourwork Playbook. This bunting has … Continue reading

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Chapter 1: Knitted Correspondence

It’s so exciting spotting updates on Instagram and Twitter announcing the arrival of KNITSONIK books all over the world… thank you for sharing them! わくわくする本が到着😃💕 . #knitsonik A post shared by Maho (@plum_blossoms) on Apr 2, 2018 at 2:01am PDT … Continue reading

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OMG IT’S TWINS!

GREETINGS, COMRADES! I have been quietly beavering away here for the past few months on several projects and, following a quiet spell on the KNITSONIK blog, now have so much to say, I’m not quite sure where to start. The … Continue reading

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FO: Bousta Beanie

There has been a lot of charting and knitting to do this year for Book No. 2. However, although I have been staunchly committed to using All Available Knitting Time for working my own patterns, I confess that the joyous … Continue reading

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What people made…

…in my KNITSONIK classes during Shetland Wool Week. One of my favourite things is teaching the KNITSONIK System to comrades excited about translating their world into their own unique palettes, patterns and shading schemes. This year I offered three different … Continue reading

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Tabea’s Trainers

Hello! While I was in Shetland I spotted on instagram that Tabea had completed a swatch begun in my Quotidian Colourwork Class back in March at the fantastic Edinburgh Yarn Festival! I made a swatch based on my trainers during … Continue reading

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Recording swans

Thanks for your encouraging comments on my last post – I was so happy to see some of your bricks on instagram afterwards and I really value that we have so many tools for sharing inspiration and joy online. Pattern … Continue reading

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