Author Archives: Tess Young

New Website…

Please note I will no longer be updating the FibreFables blog All content here can now be found at – my new website which is regularly updated. I hope to see you there. Tess Advertisements

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Introducing ‘Clemmie’, A new pattern for the Susan Crawford Vintage Label

The Clemmie drape is my first pattern for the Knits for a Cold Climate collection under the Susan Crawford Vintage label.   Knits for a Cold Climate is inspired by Nancy Mitford’s most famous novel, “Love in a Cold Climate”, … Continue reading

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All that lustres is not silk

Goodness, the weeks since Woolfest have rushed by in a whirl of knitting (yes I caught the stash dash bug), some very exciting secret knitting and a very wonderful trip north. But back to Woolfest. It really is a highlight … Continue reading

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Vintage Fridays: Munrospun Fair Isle Yoke sweater kits

I was thrilled to be given these Munrospun Fair Isle Yoke sweater/cardigan kits by a family friend this summer. The kit includes a ready knitted yoke saved on cotton thread and the yarn needed to knit the rest of the … Continue reading

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Vintage Knitting Finds

I thought I’d share a couple of great vintage patterns I got recently, one of which I will probably never knit and another that I’ve been swatching for. I came upon these patterns whilst I was visiting my parents in … Continue reading

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I’m pleased to announce that my pattern Hawserlaid has been included in this years Scarves Collection from Quince & Co. appropriately named ‘Scarves Etc. 2014’. Hawserlaid is a wide shallow triangular shawl knitted from tip to tip or wing to … Continue reading

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Gift Knitting or ‘why do I always do this to myself ?’

I’m a little late to the end of year round up party and as we’re crashing headlong into the New Year it feels like the time for a full review has passed me by a little. So I thought I’d … Continue reading

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