Last week we arrived home from a fantastic holiday in the UK. We spent six weeks there with a few days in Luxembourg as well.
As soon as we arrived in London the first place I wanted to check out was Liberty's of London.
I was not disappointed, the wool that I bought there is Rowan Damask......I knitted this top during the car trips
from the Rowan pattern book No.41...I loved all the patterns here...just wish I had time to knit them all.
Then Ian and I got back on the tube and went to visit Knit1London in Bonnington Square, Vauxhall Gardens. We spent most of the afternoon here...a wonderful shop, and what made it more memorable for me was the fact that my father was born just two doors down in the same street. In an old Georgian house his family of twelve occupied only the top floor (the third floor, and they had the roof for their washing to dry...amongst London's soot and coal dust ).
It is an upmarket part of London now.
From Knit1London I bought hand dyed wool to make these: