Just after my last post, Paulina came into the shop with this fabulous Cameo shawl made in Finch. Paulina has been a regular customer for years, and we were delighted when she started designing and publishing her own patterns. We asked her to use Finch for her most recent design, and this asymmetrical striped shawl is what she came up with. We found there were lots of ways of styling it and playing with the stripes. We loved it with Lydia’s grey Kidsilk cardi. (She used the yarn doubled to knit this simple cropped cardigan.) The printed pattern of Cameo …

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We have all the Quince & co. yarns now that 4-ply Finch has arrived in the shop. We already carried their 4-ply Tern, but it has 25% silk and we fancied a bit of the plain stuff as well. Sometimes, what you want is a good basic wool yarn to show off your fancy stitch patterns. This is a versatile yarn that can do traditional or contemporary projects. It’s freezing in London at the moment. We’re all wearing fingerless gloves around the shop. My favourite pattern has to be Cedar Shake from Juju’s Loops. Well they would be, wouldn’t they. …

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