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Cuibhrichte – Bound

So I have been on a massive ride with this pattern! My original idea was for a stockinette mitt with stitches picked up from the cuff and worked in a

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A mannequin displaying a short brioche cowl in grey and white with a owl pattern

Cailleach-Oidhche – The Owl Cowl

Cailleach-Oidhche means owl, although it translates literally from Scottish Gaelic as “old woman (or hag) of the night”! Isn’t that a beautifully descriptive name for them? As soon as I

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Twisted Rib fingerless mitts with a cable up the centre of the back of the wrist and splitting to either side of the hand

Sgaradh – Separation

Although I’m currently sitting here in the sunshine, Storm Ali yesterday suddenly made winter seem awfully close and I’m really glad I have my new mitts ready to wear! Meaning

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Purple socks with a textured chevron pattern repeated up the sock

Braes and Glens

To be honest, when I started knitting I really didn’t have any desire to knit my own socks, however since joining Instagram I’ve seen so many gorgeous photos of hand

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A white triangular shawl with lace and garter stitch stripes and a pink intarsia cable down the side and wavey pink border

Coorie – Cuddle in

I’m so happy to finally be sharing Coorie with you – I think it might be one of my favourite projects ever! I first had the idea for it all

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I’m Liz and I'm a Scottish Knitwear designer! I design and write knitting patterns for accessories, produce tutorials and write about what I do!
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Handy Tips

Shoormil – Yardage Calculator

I’m going to preface this by saying that there is no pattern support for the spreadsheet. If you follow the instructions on the spreadsheet you

Notions pouches, tape measure, scissors, scrap yarn and a selection of stitch markers

Notions About Notions

I saw a post on Twitter a couple of weeks ago, about a knitter who had gone on a cruise and only realised once she

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