Suzy R
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map-pin Nottingham, United Kingdom

I am a lifelong lover of knitting and handcrafts. I think I have had a project on my needles everyday for the past 30 years! I was inspired hugely by Rowan Yarns back in the late 1980's when they launched their very first magazine devoted to hand knit designs. It was such a change from what was in the market at the time, a wonderful collection of highly fashionable designs beautifully styled and photographed on location a radical and exciting new approach to hand knit design and for a wide eyed teenager I gobbled it up!! Since that first edition hit the news stands (I still have that very first copy in my collection) I became an avid follower of all things Rowan. Kim Hargreaves was a true inspiration to me, she always had a great eye for spotting a trend and being able to translate that beautifully into a wearable and highly desirable piece. I sell my patterns here on Love Knitting and my designs on Etsy. I have had patterns and projects published in the Art of Knitting Magazine and I

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  • Knitting16 Skills

    Knitting: Over 20 years

    16 Skills

    • Cast on & cast off
    • Knit and purl stitches
    • Simple increase & decrease
    • Picking up stitches
    • Fair Isle
    • Lace knitting
    • Knitting in the round
    • Stranded knitting
    • Intarsia
    • Double knitting
    • Ribbed
    • Short rows
    • Garter
    • Stocking
    • Slipped stitches
    • Cables
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