Heel flap, flapper hat and a flapping reflector

One of the great pleasures in what we do is the location photoshoot. The photos for the summer projects from A Year of Techniques were taken in Bath, in the kitchen of my brother’s house and on the banks of the River Avon.

Have a look back over the summer techniques and patterns.

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Romi Hill talks shawls and learning new skills (plus a giveaway!)

Today I'm thrilled to welcome Rosemary (Romi) Hill to our blog. Romi designed the Talmadge Cloche for this month's project for A Year of Techniques, and she is well known for her beautiful lace designs. She has generously donated a prize for a blog reader, so do read down to find out more.

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Knitted-on edging and the Talmadge cloche

It's the first of June, it's pattern release day, so summer must be here.

The technique for June, the first of the summer projects within A Year of Techniques, is knitted-on edging, a common feature in shawls, blankets and so on. This month's pattern is the Talmadge Cloche, designed by Rosemary (Romi) Hill.

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