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Collection by Jo Gough

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Nemetona - Named for the goddess of the sacred groves, this is a lovely, light but warm shawl, knitted in the same hand-dyed discontinued cashmere that Thunderheads is knitted with. Sacred Groves, Hippy, Knits, Boho Fashion, Shawl, Cashmere, Give It To Me, Warm, Knitting

secretspinner's Nemetona

24/11/11 - Took the plunge and cast on. Not nearly as complicated or scary as it looked (as usual). I really should give myself more credit. Also made excel sheet to count the 72/71 row repeats as...

Lilacs and Love - knitted for a dear sister-friend who passed away in January Dear Sister, Sister Friends, Lilacs, January, Scarves, Love, Knitting, Crochet, Hats

secretspinner's Lilacs and Love

This isn’t going to say a great deal until the recipient has their hands on said item. This is the first of 2 sekrit projekts for two very special ladies.

Winter Landscape Cowl made with my handspun yarn. Cowl, Artisan, Blues, Thoughts, Craftsman, Winter Scenery, Cowls, Tanks

Winter Landscape Cowl made with my handspun yarn.

K'aay - the name of this shawl means 'sing' in Yucatec Mayan and was knitted for the life celebration of a dear sister-friend. There are about 500 beads along the bottom edge. Dear Sister, Sister Friends, Knitting Ideas, Shawl, Celebration, Beads, Crochet, Life, O Beads

secretspinner's K'aay

K’aay (pronounced k’eye) is Yucatec Mayan for Sing. I don’t know quite why, but this is what it wanted to be called. Maybe I’ll find out as I knit :) Well - finally finished and just in time, jus...

A trial run for a friend’s wedding shawl. I knitted the large body and the extended lace section. It didn’t take as long as the project dates . Wedding Shawl, Sewing Art, April Showers, Crochet Necklace, Fashion, Crochet Collar, Moda, Fashion Styles, Scarfs

secretspinner's April Showers

A trial run for a friend’s wedding shawl. I’m over the moon with the way that it’s turned out. I knitted the large body and the extended lace section. It didn’t take as long as the project dates ...

Beyond Gallifrey - Inspired by the yarn and my lovely geeky fiance (although I can’t blame it all on him, I love the Doctor too). This became my second published pattern :) Blame, Inspired, Knitting, My Love, Pattern, Inspiration, Fashion, My Boo, Biblical Inspiration

secretspinner's Beyond Gallifrey

Inspired by the yarn and my lovely geeky fiance (although I can’t blame it all on him, I love the Doctor too). Didn’t take too long to knit once I had figured out in my head how I was going to fi...

I knitted the sample for this pattern using a now discontinued Chopped Tomatoes yarn, but will be adding suggestions to the page as I think of them. Any yummy, squishy will do nicely and anything with a small acrylic percentage will increase wearablility.

secretspinner's Nemetona Wrist warmers

A super quick knit to go with the ponchoesque thing I finished this week. :) The pattern is available in the Rav pattern store. The yarn they are knitted with is now discontinued, but any 4-ply wi...

Thunderheads - Knitted with my haul from a discontinued sale - yummy hand-dyed cashmere :) Needles Sizes, Cashmere, Sweaters, Pattern, Fashion, Moda, Cashmere Wool, Fashion Styles, Sweater

secretspinner's Thunderheads

I liked this pattern for it’s simplicity, although I think that there may be a couple of inaccuracies in the pattern. First off, I decided that I was going to go up a half needle size at the begin...

Greatmama Moon - Knitted for myself and then adopted by a friend of a friend for her daughter's wedding. I will be knitting myself another one because I love it so much. Daughter, Moon, Beads, Knitting, My Love, Wedding, Shawl Patterns, The Moon, O Beads

secretspinner's Greatmama Moon

23/03/2011 - Just finished spreading this out for blocking. 200+ pins, 400+beads and a lots of worrying about a dropped stitch in the cast off later I’m hoping that it’s going to be ok :)

Friendship's Flame - knitted for my heart-sister for her birthday in November Sisters By Heart, Boho Shorts, Friendship, November, Birthday, Women, Fashion, Moda, Fashion Styles

secretspinner's Friendship's Flame

11/11/10 - There are deliberately no photos of this yet as it is to be a gift. Piccies will be loaded when the darling Heathwitch has recieved her birthday/yule shawl :) Well recieved by all acco...

A memory shawl knitted in honour of my mum who died when I was Her CB radio call sign was harmony, and I grew up singing in harmony with her, our voices and love of close harmony vocals bindin. Crochet Top, Shawl, Knitting, Knits, Ravelry, Pattern, Women, Tricot, Patterns

secretspinner's Harmony

A memory shawl knitted in honour of my mum who died when I was 16. Her CB radio call sign was harmony, and I grew up singing in harmony with her, our voices and love of close harmony vocals bindin...

A cowl designed in honour of the sisters I know and those I don’t, to those who are close and those who are beyond my reach in this world but not the next. You are my inspiration, my comfort, my j. In This World, Cowl, Sisters, Crochet, Inspiration, Design, Fashion, Crochet Hooks, Biblical Inspiration

secretspinner's Sisterhood Cowl

A cowl designed in honour of the sisters I know and those I don’t, to those who are close and those who are beyond my reach in this world but not the next. You are my inspiration, my comfort, my j...

Sweet Heart is True Enough - Knitted for my oldest friend for Yule in Ruffle Scarf, Ruffle Blouse, Garter Stitch, Knitting Stitches, Ruffles, Yule, Heart, Annie, Ravelry

secretspinner's Sweet Heart is true enough

Easy start and simple garter stitch body was great TV knitting in this beautiful and sadly discontinued yarn from Chopped Tomatoes.The increases for the ruffle were a little difficult, purely beca...

Yemaya Calls - knitted with my handspun from fibre gifted by my heart-sister. Sisters By Heart, Initials, Holiday Decor, Pattern, Projects, Gifts, Home Decor, Hug, Presents

secretspinner's Yemaya Calls

Knitted from my handspun yarn (thank you to Heathwitch for the fibre), a beadless version of this pattern. The first time I’ve done short rows, which after I got over my initial nerves about doing...

Made for my Grandma for her birthday - August 2011 :) My grandma has sensitive skin and can’t wear wool. I went for this lovely haloed alpaca-cotton mix which although fluffy is not scrat. 90th Birthday, Trees, Wool, Sweaters, Cotton, How To Wear, Fashion, Moda, Fashion Styles

secretspinner's As old as the trees

Made for my Grandma for her 90th birthday - 4th August 2011 :) My grandma has sensitive skin and can’t wear wool. I went for this lovely haloed alpaca-cotton mix which although fluffy is not scrat...

Summer Night - A gorgeous cashmere scarf knitted for my fiance's step-mum on her birthday.

secretspinner's Summer Night

I love knitting with this yarn, it’s light and soft and smells beautiful because it’s dipped in essential oils after it’s been dyed. Machelle you are a yarn diva genius :) 22/10/10 - It’s coming ...