I sometimes take photographs like this. These are just record shots. I will take new photographs next time I set up the 'big' camera. Preparations for the Knit and Stitch Shows at Olympia and Alexandra Palace 2015.
One of my new favourite go-to places on the Internet is the Amazon Author Central. For the first time, I can see quickly and easily how my books are ranking on Amazon but Animal hats to knit is falling in the rankings. The competitive part of me cares – why? I don't believe that this book of animal hats has a place but part of the brief was to produce a range of hat shapes, and there are some unusual hats in the book. The good ideas will not be discovered by themselves; I hav
I wonder if I had pushed for a better deal for Animal hats to knit, we would all have thought harder about the investment of time and money. Would I have worked harder at creating designs that both the publisher and I like? I thought hard about the hat shapes and techniques, but I lost my confidence when it came to making the hats into animal hats. Would the publisher have felt more inclined to promote the book to recoup their investment? Do I want them to promote the book or
Oops, I missed this. It appeared in the October issue of Knitting magazine. The back of this hat is black which means that when the hat is worn as shown, the side view is impressive too. Personally, I think this hat looks best worn slightly to one side. This hat is one of the simplest hats in the book. I wonder if that is why the magazine chose it?