Skip to main content




It's been rather a long time since my last post, so I guess I'll have to summarise my knitting output for 2018 so far, very briefly.  Some months ago, I was overcome with the desire to make rainbow pom poms.  Which became two hat patterns. 
Solas (Irish for light) is knit in the round. It begins with corrugated ribbing brim. The body of the hat is knit without shaping, and is finished with a folded hem. This brim is drawn closed with an i-cord, finished with rainbow pom poms. I have been thoroughly amused watching these pom poms bounce about as Big Kid walks.

Stua (Irish for Arc) is a biased garter stitch hat with a square top. The hat is begun with a provisional cast on, knit flat, and grafted into a tube. The top is closed with a seam, and finished with rainbow pom poms. The garter stitch is super stretchy, which means it will accommodate growing noggins. 

I've just released Ardcrony; a reversible triangular shawlette. The pattern is begun at the narrow end, working biase…

Latest Posts

Sculpture in Context 2017


Home Grown

Tour De Fleece 2017

Botanic Gardens

Finished knits


Common Sense, or lack thereof

Spreading joy 5