Claire Slade


Claire Slade is a knitwear designer and obsessive baker based in the east of England. She loves to design bright, bold and quirky knitwear with an emphasis on color and texture. You can find her on twitter as @verilyknits and she blogs at

Projects by Claire Slade

Aruba Tee

This design is a simple, lightweight top that can be worn on its own or over a swimsuit for a fun, cute cover up.

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Gossamer Wing Scarf

The Gossamer Wing Scarf is a wonderfully light and airy one-skein pattern that’s perfect for the season. Worked entirely in garter stitch, this simple scarf is a breeze to make — plus, it’s completely reversible.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Knitting in Public

Knitting is a great way of passing the time, and wherever I go, I usually have a small knitting project in my bag, but when venturing out with your knitting there are a few things I recommend considering:

Pack Enough Yarn: It’s always better to be safe than sorry, so if you think you might run

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Stunning Stranded Ornaments

Stunning Stranded Ornaments

These baubles are knit in the round with Scandinavian-inspired stranded colorwork. They are a quick intermediate project and a great way to use up leftover yarn. These ornaments make for ideal tree decorations, or you can knit smaller version to use a present toppers.

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Leaf Lines Sweater

Leaf Lines is a close fitting, elegant sweater with added waist shaping for a flattering silhouette. The panels of diamond leaves down each sleeve add an extra feminine touch to this cozy fall sweater.

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Heirloom Baby Blanket

A blanket is an ideal gift for a new baby as well as a wonderful heirloom to hand down through the generations. This lacy blanket, knit in a cotton- and linen-blend yarn, is perfect for those new summer arrivals.

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Raspberry Sorbet Dress

Perfect for a hot summer’s day, the Raspberry Sorbet Dress is light and airy. The dress can easily be turned into a little summer top by knitting a shorter skirt.

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