Category Archive: knitted authors

Crossed Swords and Crossed Lovers – Balzac’s ‘The Chouans’


If it wasn’t for some recent galavanting around Brittany, I can’t imagine a time that I’d have picked up The Chouans (1829) as the next ‘must read’ from my TBR. It’s not that I don’t rate… Continue reading

What do Edgar Allan Poe, Parisian strollers and knitting have in common? Read on…


Last week the latest edition of Interweave’s Knitting Traditions magazine plopped through the letter box, and it had my article and knitting patterns in it – hoorah, fame at last! I wrote an article about… Continue reading

Show Some Self-Respect: Happy birthday Will!


Today is Will Self’s birthday – Happy birthday Will! In celebration of this special day I’ve knitted a little Will Self wearing a Barbour jacket like the one he wore in ‘Walking To… Continue reading