I couldn’t visit Iona without taking some scarves with me! This scenery originally inspired my choice of colours.Read More
Iona has always inspired me, and this latest trip back was full of breathtaking colours, and fun in knitwear!Read More
Photos from the last few months of walks, which is how I spend most of my time when I'm not knitting!Read More
Spring is such an exciting time of year with everything coming back to life, and colour returning! I just thought I'd share some of my favourite moments from our walks so far...
Inspired by Scottish Isles and childhood holidays on the beaches of Mull and Iona, this collection is all about colour.Read More
I'm sure I'm not alone in aiming to do all sorts of things at the start of the year, and not quite getting there. One of my resolutions is to blog more. I'm a bit late in starting, but it is still January...
Collingwood-Norris is based in the Scottish Borders, so I thought I would start by showing you some more of this beautiful area. Every day we go walking, so this scenery plays a big part in inspiring, reviving and energising us!
Resolutions for this year include sharing more information about our materials, processes, and inspirations. As the ethics and environmental impact of the fashion industry is something that we care passionately about, the aim is to also talk about other companies we admire, and share any interesting information we find.
Of course, we're also aiming to bring out new products, and have started with our new wraps. Large, lightweight and super soft- perfect for snuggling up in on cold days, they can be used as an over sized scarf, as a wrap, or a small blanket! Other new designs will be coming soon...
Inspiration often comes from the landscapes around me. For my new hand knitted accessories, it's the Eildon Hills that have provided it.
The Eildon Hills are my local landmark in the Scottish Borders- I see them every day from my walks with my dog Stitch, and walk up them on others for the fantastic views. They're visible for miles around, so often on my journey home from trips I can see them all the way, welcoming me back. So I feel very attached to these hills- the way they change through the seasons, and their distinctive peaks and the little discoveries I make there.
Theses landmark peaks and the small lake half way them up are the inspiration behind my latest hat design. The points in the pattern are as distinctive as the hills. I've used thick, soft wool, so that these accessories will be perfect for hills walks and exploring in winter.