By now you’ve probably seen the buzz on instagram – our new book is finally ready to share with the world and we couldn’t be happier with the results! Country House Knits has 88 pages of lovely photography, and 14 patterns in both written and…

Country House Knits

One of the things we learned in Hawaii is that “Aloha” doesn’t just mean “Hello”, as I previously thought. According to wikipedia: Aloha (pronounced [əˈlōˌhä]) is the Hawaiian word for love, affection, peace, compassion and mercy, that is commonly used as a simple greeting.[1][2] I love…

Aloha! The Hawaiian Yarn Series and a Blue Brick Luau!

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Here’s one tourists guide to the Big Island – take it all with a grain of salt, but if you travel there, here’s what I learned, my best shots, and a bit about how I got them. This is a big list with lots of…

Hawai’i – Best Of

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Shots taken at the Kilauea Caldera, and the 9500ft altitude visitor centre of Mauna Kea. The trip is almost over and I’m so full of soul food and colour inspiration!

Stardust

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This morning at 4am Tito embarked on a 12 mile round trip hike through some of the hardest terrain I’ve ever hiked on, to watch and photograph active lava flow at Kilauea. <Lifted from Wikipedia> Kīlauea is a currently active shield volcano in the Hawaiian…

Hawaii – Kilauea

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Freshly armed with a good nights sleep and clean clothes we decided to drive up the coastal highway, cut across over the beautiful and austere desolation of Mauna Kea, check out Kona and then take the 200 back to Hilo, driving between the twin mega…

Hawaii – Day 2

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After 48 hours our luggage has caught up to us, and I am clean and dressed appropriately for the temperature, a state I have learned not to take for granted! Despite our luggage woes I wasn’t about to lose a day in paradise. We decided…

Hawaii – Day 1

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First of all, a huge thank you to those of you who took the time to send me a sweet note regarding my sandan grading – I might not have responded but I read every one and the votes of confidence were deeply appreciated! The…

Updates and Pop Ups!

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It’s when I really shouldn’t be doing anything new that I feel this driving need to do something new. I have my hands full for sure; my karate grading is in a little over a week, I’m into the heavy stages of pattern development/layout/photography and…

New Tonal Colours

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This month may be February, but we’re already thinking of March 🙂 When I visited the Emerald Isle I was blown away, even in March, by the sheer greenness of the country.  Grass green, earthy green, blue-green, sea-green, you name it. The country is gorgeous,…

February Pop-Up – Ireland

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