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Tag: Lace

A close up on the foot of a modelled pair of socks in dark green with a lace pattern representing half a fir tree on the foot and a whole fir tree on the leg

Winter Trees

I’m delighted to be sharing Giuthas with you at last! This is the final sock in my Four Seasons of Socks collection and, in keeping with most of the other

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A blue garter stitch shawl with a rippling cable pattern down one side wrapped around a mannequin

Rippling into Autumn

I’m so excited to share Tuinn Bheaga with you at last! It’s been very popular on Instagram over the last couple of weeks so I hope you’re as happy to

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Orange socks with a lace leaf pattern up the foot and leg

Socks for Autumn

It’s definitely the start of sock weather season here in Scotland. There’s a distinct chill on our way to school in the mornings and I’m almost ready to break out

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Golden socks with a lace wheat pattern up the outside of the foot and doubling at the leg

Buain – Harvest Time!

Meet Buain – it means harvest in Scottish Gaelic and is the third pattern in my Four Seasons of Socks collection. Buain has been one of my trickiest sock patterns

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A blue triangular cowlette with a stocking stitch body and rippling lace and textured border

A’ Mhuir – The Sea

Designing this shawl has brought back all sorts of memories of playing on various beaches as a child. St Cyrus was our nearest beach, with smooth sands for building castles,

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A purple and grey striped shawl with lace panels draped around a mannequin

Loidhne – Lines

This is the shawl I was knitting when the schools closed and the lockdown was announced. It carried me through the first couple of weeks was a really fun knit.

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Pink socks with a floral pattern up the outside of the foot and leg

Flùran – Blossoming!

I first had the idea for Flùran back in the middle of winter, when everything was dull and dark and dreary. It started with an idea for a leafy sock,

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A grey shawlette with a textured body and wide lace border on a white mannequin.

Haar – The Sea Mist

When I was growing up, we lived just inland enough that the haar didn’t reach us – it was, in fact, a key reason my parents decided not to live

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A triangular cowlette with a textured body, wide lace border and picot bind-off

Ceò – A Misty Cowl

I’ve had a bit of a love affair recently with these shawl-cowl hybrids, so it wasn’t really a surprise when I came up with an idea for one of my

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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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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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