My yarns have found a comfy nest! Since last week they’ve been on sale at the “dinky but delightful” Sunday Nest in York. This is a new shop selling handpicked haberdashery (including some very interesting vintage pieces) and gifts – and now my yarn.
The shop is upstairs in Me & Mrs Fisher, a wonderful cake and coffee shop in Lord Mayor’s Walk.
Notice the brick wall? A happy coincidence. And it’s a building with a very well known gable end.
So I’ve been knitting up a few samples to show what can be done with my yarns, particularly the chunky wrap. This cowl, based on Cowl’d and Frosty Morning by Kelly Herdrich, took only an hour or so to knit.
I absolutely adore these cabled fingerless mitts, designed by Joelene Wiggins and Allison Blevins:
This is my second knit of Ysolda’s Urchin and I think I’ll be making more …