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Yearly Archives: 2015

When all is fed and done – baby alpacas being greedy!

Written on December 28, 2015 at 6:28 pm, by

It recently came to Tracy’s attention that something unusual was happening with Luna; Duchess’ baby.

She is a happy and healthy baby growing as she should and bouncing around with lots of energy.

Luna having lunch

Sweet isn’t it?

Luna’s Mum is Duchess!

Only … Read More

Winter knitting workshop in the Village Hall!

Written on December 15, 2015 at 5:10 pm, by

This weekend might have been wet and windy and rather cold, but we have found a lovely venue for our winter workshops in the Barton Village Hall! Lovely and warm, all decorated for the festive season complete with a tree, … Read More

Where is time going – 5 great ideas for time saving gifts!

Written on December 6, 2015 at 6:24 pm, by

We know what it is like; you start out with amazing plans of that Fair Isle Jumper you are knitting for you partner and the jars of home made jam for your friends and all the cookies you are baking … Read More

North vs South in knitwear – it’s a draw!

Written on December 3, 2015 at 12:14 pm, by

We have now returned from Harrogate and are slowly settling into our day to day lives again. We had an amazing time in Harrogate this year, we always do, but this year felt a bit special. They moved the show … Read More

Customer Gallery – a couple of winter warmers!

Written on November 24, 2015 at 12:04 pm, by

 Winter has definitely made its entry and we are wrapping up warm in knitwear! So are you, by the looks of it and here are some of the fabulous finished garments you have made:
The Niobe Jumper – by Nona … Read More

A home made Christmas – 5 ideas for her!

Written on November 16, 2015 at 3:47 pm, by

Time always seems to fly by the last months before Christmas and we can never get enough of the quick fix gift ideas! Knitting is often seen as a slow and time consuming craft, but it doesn’t always have to … Read More

Correction to Louisianna Jacket v.1

Written on November 16, 2015 at 12:24 pm, by

It has been brought to our attention that the complete width measurements on the diagram of the Louisianna Jacket are incorrect.
The correct measurements are as follows:  81.5 [91.5, 101, 111.5, 118.5] cm
We hope this issue has not caused too many … Read More

A home made Christmas – 5 ideas for him!

Written on November 12, 2015 at 2:11 pm, by

It’s time to get the needles ready for some speedy Christmas present knitting. If you are not halfway through that Aran jumper by now you are quickly running out of time! Here are a few ideas for quick knits for … Read More

Customer Gallery – a few fabulous knits!

Written on November 4, 2015 at 6:19 pm, by

We always love seeing what you make and it’s fabulous when you come to the shows wearing your knitted garments. Not everyone have the chance to come see us at the shows so we have a solution! You email us … Read More

L’Automne – a surprise baby alpaca in autumn!

Written on October 30, 2015 at 6:28 pm, by

Our last surprise baby was born on the 21st October.  We had no idea this cria was on the way until about 2 months ago when Isis started showing signs and growing outwards at an alarming rate (if she wasn’t … Read More

Customer gallery – your glorious knits!

Written on October 19, 2015 at 7:15 pm, by

The Knitting and Stitching Show was an absolute blast this year. We moved into the Textile Gallery and were a little nervous you lovely knitters wouldn’t know where to find us. We should have known better! You showed up wearing … Read More

And it’s ready – The Journey Collection is finally here!

Written on October 5, 2015 at 1:37 pm, by

Don’t worry, the wait is over! All patterns are out, both on our website and on Ravelry, and all kits are available for purchase! If you buy now we will reserve the colour of your choice, but no post will … Read More