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Emily Quinton Make Light Photography Course

For two weeks in October I have registered to take part in Makelight Photography course for Knitting and Crotchet.
The course I have taken part in is an online one over two weeks as opposed to a day course that Emily also offers.
The first task was to take an image of your knitting.
I have teamed this up with another course I'm doing run by Joeli Kitchen Designer Bootcamp.
For me it's an incredible opportunity to learn more about designing which is my love and incredibly the course is free. Joeli is an amazing and supportive teacher.
So my first image encompasses my sketchbook and knitting that I will be using.


Our photography workshop is teaching us to try and portray a story with our images and find a style that suits us.
The image of the flower I like as I love the vivid purple against the green and the seedheads showing the end of the flowering season.


The brickwall depicts the fact that this wall was painted with anti climb paint and yet people have tried to climb it and…

Joeli Kitchen Designer Bootcamp

At the beginning of October Joeli set up an online free course that is open to anyone to join.
It is an incredible opportunity for anyone who would like to be able to design their own pattern.  It can be anything you want and with her guidance each week she shows you through the process.



With the aid of an app that I had not previously used called Periscope Joeli posts a live video that you can asks questions, whilst she is broadcasting then the link stays live for 24 hours for viewers to watch.


In the initial week Joeli encourages us to Swatch and get some ideas flowing with yarn choices, needle gauge, stitch definition that we would like to use.

For me personally I have approached this Bootcamp in a different way and delved back into my past knowledge when I studied Knitwear Design at De Montfort University.

I tend to start off with an initial inspiration which this time for me was the yarn I will be using.

I have used Triskelion Yarn on many of my own projects and have a love of …