No. 9 / SIMPLE (May 2020), includes projects and artwork by Sacrée Frangine, Ocean Rose, Takako Ueki, Jen Hewett, Jessica Unsell, Sanae Ishida, Arounna Khounnoraj, Aneela Hoey, Anna Graham, Megahann Halfmoon, Kristine Vejar, Leila Raven, Jennifer Berg, Orlane Sucche, Vanessa Coscarelli Black, Brandi Harper, Pam Allen, Bristol Ivy, Jaqueline Cieslak, Eri Shimizu, Susan B Anderson, Katrin Schneider, and Cal Patch. Knit and sewn garment patterns are sized up to fit at least a 60″ bust measurement.
52 Weeks of Socksis the first hardcover book of Laine Publishing. This publication contains 52 knitting patterns by 46 designers, and is a true encyclopedia of socks. Patterns are beautifully photographed and laid out on 256 pages in the style Laine is known and loved for.
The book contains patterns from the following designers: Heidi Alander, Fiona Alice, Gina Baglia, Ainur Berkimbayeva, Katrine Birkenwasser, Karen Borrel, Sachiko Burgin, Diana Clinch, Verena Cohrs, Valentina Consalvi, Rachel Coopey, Nele Druyts, Marion Em, Lindsey Fowler, Fabienne Gassmann, Lucinda Guy, Dawn Henderson, Anja Heumann, Tiina Huhtaniemi, Caitlin Hunter, Mieka John, Amanda Jones, Joséphine & the seeds, Pauliina Karru, Isabell Kraemer, Tatiana Kulikova, Joji Locatelli, Erika López, Andrea Mowry, Paula Pereira, Rosa Pomar, Elena Potemkina, Amelia Putri, Emily Joy Rickard, Mona Schmidt, Nataliya Sinelshchikova, Marceline Smith, Minna Sorvala, Helen Stewart, Charlotte Stone, Becky Sørensen, Niina Tanskanen, Natalia Vasilieva, Kristine Vejar, Kajsa Vuorela and Mariya Zyaparova.
256 uncoated, high-quality pages
Woven book cover, banner, ribbon place marker
Weight: 1100 g / 2.5 lb
Print only, no digital download code available.
More copies available end of April, £34.00 purchased in the Marchmont shop, £35.99 plus postage if purchased online.
· 13 knitting patterns from a talented group of designers: Fiona Alice, Rachel Brockman, Olga Buraya-Kefelian, Aleks Byrd, Renée Callahan, Verena Cohrs, Elly Fales, Whitney Hayward, Marianne Munier, Lavanya Patricella, Lucía Ruiz de Aguirre, Susanne Sommer and Becky Sørensen
· an interview with Lavanya Patricella
· a long-format story about Petra Mikaelsson from Fru Valborg
· my story by Kristine Vejar from A Verb For Keeping Warm
· a column by Jeanette Sloan
· seasonal recipes
· a travel guide to Munich, featuring the best spots to stay, eat and shop
The latest Making magazine is now available to purchase in the shop or online. Making is always packed with the most interesting projects to sew, quilt, knit, crochet and make!
For convenience and for a limited time, if you just want to purchase the latest issue, I have added a PayPal button below, price below includes 1st Class UK postage for this issue. (This offer is for shipping to UK only, I will need to adjust postage if shipping to Europe). I will post to your registered PayPal address. (As it is the Easter weekend, I will send out as soon as the post office re-opens on Tuesday.)
I am currently updating my, new online shop, where I have uploaded more back issues, so if you are looking for back issues of Making magazines, you will find them there.
Making No 7 – Desert – (Release 19th April 2019)
No. 7 / DESERT (April 2019), includes projects by Kim Hamlin, Lauren Holton, Sanae Ishida, Carolyn Friedlander, Aaren Lisbeth Ross, Kristine Vejar, Maddison Wilkerson, Lauren Patterson, Lupine Marshak, Cal Patch, Arounna Khounnoraj, Rae Hoekstra, Heidi Gustafson, and Ellen Johnson.
Knit designs by Julie Weisenberger, Amy van de Laar, Paula Pereira, Fiona Alice Blanchard, Norah Gaughan, Susan B Anderson, Helga Isager, Bristol Ivy, and Carrie Bostick Hoge.
Cannot believe that this will be my 7th year exhibiting at the Edinburgh Yarn Festival and it doesn’t get any easier curating a collection for the show, amidst so many wonderful exhibitors from the UK and Europe This is a very brief snapshot of what you might find next week on my stand and if there are any left after the event, they will be available for sale in my Marchmont shop.
The shop will be closed on Friday, 8th June 2018, as I will be moving house on the day and will re-open again on Saturday morning, as usual.
Just arrived the latest Amirisu magazine from Japan, in a new A4 format and now completely in English. This issue also features – “Loie” a shawl pattern by Edinburgh based designer and tutor – Maddie Harvey,
I have just received a few sets of Chiaogoo’s New Red Lace Twist “Shorties”. This new system looks so amazingly cute, neat and tiny. They are perfect for knitting socks and sleeves, and for small circumferences in the round and especially for people who do not like using DPNs. The combo tips will be sold separately later in the year.
The annual Indie Burgh Craft Crawl organized by Jess at Ginger Twist Studios is fast approaching and at the same time, we are also approaching our 4th anniversary!
There will be a 10% discount on all Noro and Lotus luxury yarns on the day.
New in stock:
A selection of modern crochet patterns beautifully photographed and produced by the Crochet Project team.
The latest issue 13 from Amirisu has also just landed.
Delicate Merino by the Walk Collection has recently arrived, hand dyed in Germany by Cathrin Walk, her colours are just stunning and her yarns are just really beautiful to work with. The Delicate Merino is a strong heavy lace weight / light fingering and each skein comes in 100g / 600m, perfect for lightweight shawls and garments.
Blocking wires by Lazadas and Knit Pro Knit Blockers
New Lanark Wool and Silk Blend DK from New Lanark Mills, a world heritage site and a working spinning mill based in Lanarkshire, Scotland
Back in stock:
Chiaogoo Twist Mini Sets, their medical grade steel interchangeable needles with super flexible cables are beautiful and comfortable to work with. Needle tips included are – 1.5mm, 1.75mm, 2.00mm, 2.25mm and 2.50mm and it also comes with a little mini tool kit and 3 mini cables – 60cm / 80cm /100cm.
All 3 volumes of Making magazines – Flora, Fauna and Dots are now back in stock, as well as Yokes, Book of Haps and Colours of Shetland by Kate Davies.
There will also be yarns from local indie hand dyers – Knit Cosmic Strings,you will need to be quick, as their yarns disappear very quickly!
Re-stock of the lovely seaweed eating sheep wool from the North Ronaldsay Island.
Cascade Lana D’Oro – 50% Alpaca / 50% Wool – 100g – 200m – £6.50 per skein
New arrivals in the shop include – Kate Davies’s newBook of Haps, don’t forget that she will be making an appearance and signing copies at Kathy’s Knits on Saturday, 11th June, which is also part of the Indie Burgh Yarn Crawl organised by Ginger Twist Studios.
I am now also starting to stock Hedgehog Fibres – currently their Sock Yarn, Skinny Singles and Mini Skeins.
Beata dyes her yarn in Cork, Ireland and covers the wide spectrum of colours, tones and moods. She is immensely popular and has a wide international following.
I have been following her progress probably for over eight years, from when she was a very small indie dyer. Her colours and choice of bases continue to inspire me.
She has some lovely free patterns on her website that knit really well with her hand dyed yarns, but her yarns have really inspired many of Stephen West’s designs.