I’m Fiona. I’ve just finished my Law degree at the University of Durham, which I adored to pieces to the extent that I’m about to go and do another one up in Edinburgh. Wish me luck, yes? I love the theatre, folk music, Victoria sponge cakes and a good book. It is my opinion that the British countryside is a sight to behold and it will take me at least the rest of my life to get in the slightest bit tired of it. I also love textiles of all kinds, but particularly knitting. I can now spot alpaca yarn from thirty paces.
I’ve started designing miscellaneous knitted goods. Some of them are quite nice. You can find them under the ‘Patterns’ tab at the top of this page, or, if you’re on Ravelry, you can take a nosey here.
I’m learning, with the help of my lovely mum and various old-but-fantastic books, to mess about successfully with a sewing machine. I dabble in fabric painting and stencilling, have an extensive collection of different coloured embroidery threads and am currently thoroughly overexcited because I’ve just learned how to crochet properly. Now I’m not sure why so many knitters seem to insist they have a mental block on it.
At some point, I’ll get a better camera than the one on my phone, and then you’ll never hear the end of it.
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