Category Archives: KNITSONIK PROCESSES

KNITSONIK – what you saw in 2016

Continuing the reflective theme of yesterday, today I want to share some of the amazing inspiration sources and swatches that KNITSONIK comrades everywhere shared on instagram in 2016. I love when people share an inspiration source; I love reading the … Continue reading

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Shetland oo : wool , textiles , work

For some months now my friends Kate Davies and Tom Barr have been working together on an important book: Shetland oo : wool , textiles , work. Published by Kate Davies Designs, this book celebrates the people in Shetland who … Continue reading

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Cast On #knitsonikmittsalong!

Whoop whoop, it’s time to CAST ON for the #knitsonikmittsalong!!! #knitsonikmittsalong factfile Cast On date: 24/09/2016 Bind Off date: 24/10/2016 Brief: knit a pair of KNITSONIK Fingerless Mitts. Use the mitts as a canvas on which to develop your own … Continue reading

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Shetland Wool Week… in the South!

Greetings, Comrades! Since 2013, the turn towards Autumn has seen me sorting out final details for classes and deciding what to pack for Shetland Wool Week. This year – for several practical reasons – I’m not going (BOO!). Instead I … Continue reading

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Magnolia Mittsonik – your one-week Klaxon!

You may recall that towards the end of February I wrote about the beautiful swatch-mittens produced by comrades participating in the KNITSONIK Mittsalong (MITTSONIK). In a #knitsonikmittsalong, comrades all work from the same inspiration source to produce pairs of fingerless … Continue reading

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MITTSONIK!

31st January was the deadline for the inaugural #knitsonikmittsalong in which knitters were invited to participate in a collective adventure in designing stranded colourwork. We use my Fingerless Mitts pattern as a template, and by public vote, a beautiful old … Continue reading

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Meet Bev and her glorious stranded colourwork

Following on from the recent Q&A with Yumi, today I want to introduce you to another online friend whose beautiful work I felt you all should see! I discovered Bev’s work some time last year through our mutual interest in … Continue reading

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Yumi’s swatches

One of my favourite things about teaching The KNITSONIK System is watching how differently people see the world and translate it into stranded colourwork. Everybody perceives the world from the unique vantage point of being them. If you show a … Continue reading

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