by Heather on January 9, 2015


2015 is already 9 days old, so my new year wishes are a bit late, but I’ve been busy editing the photographs from the Fall 2014 shoot so I could finally get the latest collection, Woodpile, up on the website.


I love photoshoot day! Choosing the location, styling the outfits, playing with hair and make-up – it’s like a grown-up dressing-up party. I’ve been very lucky to work with some beautiful and willing models, including professional models, friends of friends and even my sister, but this time I asked my mate, Valda if she would be so kind as to put on a few outfits and have me boss her about in the back yard. She seemed uncomfortable about it first, asking me, “Will I look like an old lady, dressed up in young girl’s clothes?” I had to laugh, “That’s exactly what my sister said when I asked her to model for me!” came my reply. It was the start of a day full of giggles and belly-laughs, and she was in!


The day started out cloudy and quite chilly, so Valda was happy to be wrapped up in my Sugar Maple Wrap. She took such a shine to it, that I didn’t know if I was going to get it back!

DSC_0892 2

As the sun rose in the sky, we warmed up and it was time for an outfit change.

DSC_0786 2

Blue Spruce Pullover in Rowan Chenille looked great with my vintage silk dress and a basket of decorative gourds!

DSC_0801 2

Happy smiling Valda :oD


It was a beautiful day to be out in the garden.


I wouldn’t carry around mini pumpkins in anything less than 100% Cashmere! The colour blend in this Jade Sapphire Cashmere 8 is subtly beautiful and this photo shows off the thumb increases of the Nannyberry Mitts.

DSC_0621 2

One pattern from the latest collection that hasn’t made it onto the website yet is my Two At A Time Toe Up Socks On One Needle. I’m currently teaching a class in how to make them at Yarns in the Farms in Beverly MA. I’ll have a re-tweaked pattern finished soon, along with more photographs and video tutorials to share with you.

For the full Woodpile collection, click on this link and enjoy!

Have a FAB January and I’ll pop in soon to let you know what else is new.

TTFN, H xxxx


{ 1 comment }

Hands Up Who Loves Rowan!

by Heather June 9, 2014

Me, me, ME!!! As a knitter from England, I have haboured a love affair with Rowan Yarn since I first saw their display in my local John Lewis haberdashery department, sometime in the late 1980’s. A quality brand with wonderfully textured yarns in divine colour stories that made my mouth water, and my fingers twitch […]

Read the full article →

Slouchy Hats, Long Distance Travel and Little Big Dogs!

by Heather May 26, 2014

Of all the many, many knitted items I have designed and made, none has had more wear, by me of late, than my Thurlby Lane Beanie. The yarn, (Malabrigo Worsted) is one of the softest and squidgiest wools I have ever had the pleasure to knit with. So good, I had to look at the […]

Read the full article →

My Mountain Hats

by Heather February 11, 2014

In the middle of last year, I was invited to join in a competition, “My Mountain”, to design a hat out of some new yarn. I designed and knitted 3 hats – I couldn’t help myself! You may remember my hats from a little video I made, featuring them: On the floor with Heather – […]

Read the full article →

A Rural Idyll

by Heather January 27, 2014

Whoah, what a ride the past few months have been! I shall let you in on the details soon, for now, a glimpse into the latest Army of Knitters collection. After a FABULOUS few days in Reykjavik, Iceland, visiting my AMAZING friend, Ragga, I journeyed on to my parents’ house, for an extended stay. My […]

Read the full article →