Westweek was so much fun! As you may know from my Instagram, we had Stephen over for almost a week, we hung out, lunched, worked on amazing new collaborations (that are top secret!) We also did all of the workshops Stephen West offers, but the Knit Excessories was the most fun one! Everybody’s necklaces, bibs…… Continue reading Westweek
Stephen West is confirmed to visit our studio and teach classes on December 8th, 9th, 10th! We will have 3 workshops, each priced at €50. To secure your spot email firstname.lastname@example.org, you will need to pay a non-refundable deposit of €10. Payment can be by cash or card at the studio in Little Island or…… Continue reading Westknits Comes To Ireland
As you may have seen on my Instagram already, Westknits’ pattern adoration continues! Holey Chevrons, knit as per pattern. I’ve used Hedgehog Fibres Sock Yarn, colourways: Pollen, Banana Legs, Boombox, Lime Time (you can substitute Envy), Purple Reign and Kidsilk Lace in Banana Legs. You can see the full Hedgehog colour palette here, this pattern…… Continue reading Holey Chevrons
Remember that colourway I created for Boo Knits? It was for this amazing pattern – Chasing Rainbows. I chose to knit it in Hedgehog Fibres Kidsilk in colourway ‘Jelly’. (I love it, the pinker the better! And also because the original special limited edition colourway ‘Peek-A-Boo’ was so desperately popular, I didn’t want to…… Continue reading Pink Cloud
Another day, another free pattern from Hedgehog Fibres! Meet Vidalia – our newest sock pattern. I adore the crisp meandering lines, that look intricate, yet modern. Hedgehog Fibres Twist Sock and 2.25mm circular needle is best suited for this pattern. Available as a free download through the website and on Ravelry. The ribbing flows nicely…… Continue reading Vidalia, free pattern
The pattern is Wendel by General Hogbuffer, free on Ravelry. The yarn is from deep within the stash, Filcolana Arwetta Classic, colour 251. I’ve used 2.25 needle and they are pretty snug, which I like. The pattern is absolutely amazing and so unusual. Love!
Yep, it’s huge. Pattern: Fringed, by Stephen West. Yarn: Hedgehog Fibres Merino Singles in Where’s my Bike (Westknits exclusive), minty green potluck seconds and Graphite. Also one skein of Hedgehog Fibres Kidsilk Lace in Jelly (which is only the best colour ever). I may had a thicker yarn and I may be a very loose-gauge…… Continue reading Fringed