Knitting Journal - February 2019

Created by: Joanna Marshall

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  • Project Details


    My February project is based around a summer break taken in August 2018. My family, myself & our little rescue dog took our caravan to stay in Winchester for a week. We took two days out of our holiday to visit 'The Jane Austen Museum' & 'Chawton House', in Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, UK. My daughter's & I love reading the Jane Austen novels. This was so exciting for all of us, except my husband, who went for a very long walk with our dog through Chawton woods, by all accounts they had an exciting couple of days too.

    Whilst in 'Chawton House', which was owned by Edward Austen, we were told that it is thought Jane Austen sat by the window above and wrote her novels. With this in mind, I decided to take the colours from the view and design a sampler.

    The colours I used were:


    Forest Green

    Sea Green

    Tortilla Brown

    I wanted the black colour to represent the window panes, green for the lawn & trees, brown for 'Chawton Church' & the stone driveway.

    Needles & Hooks

    • Single Point 3.00mm (US 2.5)


    • Other


    craft-knitting Knitting

    Skill Level

    difficulty Beginner


    project-state Complete
    Started on: Feb 1, 2019 Finished on: Feb 18, 2019
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    • Christine R


      You were obviously inspired and not surprisingly it's a wonderful museum.
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