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Guess what I was doing today…

So finally some quiet recording time was found today and I was busy recording for the course content. It’s strange to think that it was all ready to go by Christmas, but a bought of flu then builders on both sides of me have delayed things so much. But we’re into the final phase of […]

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The Retail Tension Square

In retail we measure tension squares a little differently from the knitting community. For retail we simply take a standard number of Rows and Stitches and take the measurement for each one, so for example 10 sts = 2cm. I always find that 10 Stitches and 10 Rows is the simplest want of doing this. It keeps […]

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Andrea Henry. Knitwear Designer. Twisted Angle, your style. Your favourite knits

YOUR STYLE: Andrea Henry

I love to cover the style of our Fashionknitsters and today I had an email from Andrea Henry. She has created her first pattern for Ravelry, pictured below and you can check out her website HERE. This is what Andrea is knitting…. MY PERSONAL STYLE: Colourful handknits inspired mostly from nature. I LOVE THIS GARMENT: First […]

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Happy Knitmas Sweater

So I had a lovely gift from my brother last Christmas. He bought me a gift voucher for Amazon and with it came this amazing video. It’s knitty and just made me laugh so much. Christmas should really be about laughing…… oh and you will. Happy Knitmas Fashionknitsters.

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featured diary of the behind the scenes. Twisted Angle News and all about Vicky's life and Twisted. The diary of a Fashionknitster

A little break for me and the machine

So most of you might be wondering where the dickins I’ve been for a few months. Well a number of things have been happening here at the Twisted Angle HQ and it meant I had to take a forceable break from a few things. Firstly wedding plans are just consuming my life and mainly the […]

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SS15 Resort. Spring Summer 2015 Tibi

Some great SS15 Resort Knits

I love to take all sorts of things on the catwalk and turn them into my version for hand or machine knitters, but I do think it is important to pay homage to the knit designs being put forward by designers. So I’m going to keep this post fairly short and give you some inspiration […]

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SS15 Spring Summer 2015 Sporty relaxed clothes M Missoni

SS15 is looking bright….. looking orange

Well the catwalks aren’t yet over and we’re only just over half way through, but the good news is that there is something for everyone. Florals are looking tropical with a mixtures of both dark and light prints. There are deep and moody elements. Soft feminine 50’s shapes. Masculine monochrome and a very sporty relaxed look. […]

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Thakoon AW14 Floral knitting design inspiration for hand and machine knitting

Some more Florals for AW14

So yes, the floral trends have not left us just yet. After publishing the TRENDS: Floral book last summer, floral prints have just exploded ad don’t look set to stop for some time. Next SS15 sees the return of more tropical designs and colours for your palette. Purples and rich reds and blues will feature […]

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Self Service SS 2014 Fake Bobble idea for hand and machine knitters

Bobbles with a twist

Well for winter we all love a good bobble, and here at Twisted we are no different. I have a bobble fest jumper coming up this winter which I can’t wait to show you, but for summer, how do you include a bobble? Well make a fake one of course. This jumper is blowing up […]

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AW14 Snoods

I know it’s not yet summer, but in the world of fashion, we’ve already planned for Autumn Winter 2014. It looks like some of the magazines are also looking ahead to Winter and in preparation for the cold weather ahead, snoods are here to stay. Here’s some great inspiration for some knitty gifts or accessories you […]

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Rose Trellis chart for hand or machine knitting. Free chart for rose trellis

CHART: Rose Trellis

In this guide I’ve included a full repeatable Rose Trellis from our Trends Book: Floral. A huge flora trend has been sweeping the fashion season, and here we’re no different. So here is a little free chart for a horizontal repeating rose trellis that can be done with 3 colours or just 2 for a […]

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AW14 knitting trends for hand and machine knitters Wes Gordon

AW14 knitting

So the fashion weeks have been and gone [almost] and I wanted to talk about the knitty opposites coming this winter. Yep AW14 will be a season of opposites knitting. For those of you who love the simple life, then you are in luck. It looks like there will be lots of streamlines, simple shapes […]

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featured diary of the behind the scenes. Twisted Angle News and all about Vicky's life and Twisted. The diary of a Fashionknitster

A new beginning…..

So I logged onto the site today to write some posts and I nearly died when I saw the date of my last post. So I suppose I should tell you what’s been happening….. Just before Christmas, my wonderful partner decided to propose and honestly, I couldn’t be happier. So over Christmas we spent some […]

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Flowers are just everywhere

Well I know that it’s Christmas and at this time of the year you are probably more concerned with finishing off the last of your Christmas gifts, or organising events, or just wishing that Santa will bring you all the lovely things on your list. Well yes I have to admit that I am too, […]

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featured diary of the behind the scenes. Twisted Angle News and all about Vicky's life and Twisted. The diary of a Fashionknitster

Hello Stranger…..

So I know its been a while since I wrote a post but I thought I should really  tell you what’s happening. So some of you might know that I’ve been in Hong Kong for a while because Tim has a job here. Well after some consideration I’ve decided to set up a business here, […]

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Feminine 40’s knits

A quick little post today from the magazines. I haven’t done this for a while but I wanted to share these photos for a couple of reasons. Firstly, how snuggly does the knitwear look? So soft and warm. But also I am a huge fan of vintage 40’s fashion. I love these outfits from Vogue […]

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Valentino 2014

Oh for the love of Knitting!

If ever there was an inspirational collection for 2014,  or any season in fact, this would be it! Valentino Summer 2014 show was purely colourful. All the inspiration, print, graphic, trim, detail and effects any designer could want as an inspirational starting point. This sort of collection could keep someone going for months. Knitting is […]

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