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Barrison’s Travels: New Hampshire Photo Shoot

Barrison bearly had a chance to get over the jet lag from her SoCal vacation before she was on the road again. This time she joined the rest of the design team for our Spring/Summer '14 photo shoot in New Hampshire. Since it was her second trip to the Granite State, she didn't have to… Continue reading Barrison’s Travels: New Hampshire Photo Shoot

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Norah’s Knit’s: Summer Accessories

In celebration of a long awaited, and now much enjoyed Spring I've put together a little photo essay combining snippets of what's happening in my New Hampshire yard co-ordinated with Some spring /summer  accessories from our collections. Click on the image for pattern name and more info.  Five of these nature photos were taken on… Continue reading Norah’s Knit’s: Summer Accessories

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What inspires: Shapes from Nature – Hexagons

It feels like ages since I wrote Knitting Nature, but the process of writing it left an indelible influence on my work. Spirals, fractals and other shapes in nature provided great fodder for designs in my book and still rattle around in my head, but it’s polygons, especially hexagons, that have become a permanent part… Continue reading What inspires: Shapes from Nature – Hexagons

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Knitter’s Spotlight: Fern Fingerless Gloves by Amanda Lilley

When you live in New England, you quickly realize that the start of spring, according to the calendar, has nothing to do with the start of spring weather. Designer Amanda Lilley has lived in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire, so I can only imagine she had spring in mind when knitting her beautiful Fern Fingerless… Continue reading Knitter’s Spotlight: Fern Fingerless Gloves by Amanda Lilley

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Norah’s Knits: A Walk in the Woods for Inspiration

I spent most of last weekend knitting, knitting and knitting until I couldn't knit any more.  I was compelled to knit just one more piece for my next volume (that's Norah Gaughan vol 13). Next week is the big photo shoot, and all of my knitters were busy with other items for our Fall/Winter booklets.… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: A Walk in the Woods for Inspiration

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Photography Highlights

Our Spring 2012 photo shoots were a success! We kept our locations close to the ocean in southern Rhode Island and Massachusetts, and the weather graciously cooperated with us. I snapped a few in-progress pictures... No peeking at the sweaters though! I blurred them out, since it’s still too early to show them. Here we are… Continue reading Photography Highlights