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Yearly Archives: 2016

Last post dates for Christmas!

Written on December 8, 2016 at 10:45 am, by

December is disappearing fast and some of the last recommended postal dates for parts of the world has already past!
Here are some of the important ones to keep in mind! Please also place your order in some time before the … Read More

Small Business Saturday came to Cambridge!

Written on November 21, 2016 at 12:39 pm, by

As a small business it can sometimes be tough to find your place in the vast sea of chain stores and big brands. This is why it is so important and so wonderful that there are brilliant initiatives such as … Read More

Knitting Event Calendar November & December 2016

Written on November 2, 2016 at 4:17 pm, by

Autumn is always a busy time for us with lots of different knitting events, and October flew by with the new collection launch, the Knitting and Stitching Show and a fully booked knitting workshop! We have had so much fun … Read More

Foraging in September – Elderberry vinegar for salads!

Written on October 21, 2016 at 1:49 pm, by

I know it is not September anymore, and I miss the warming sunshine already, although wrapping up in warm knitwear, cosy cups of tea and coffee and knitting on the sofa wrapped up in blankets has its charm too! I … Read More

Office is closed! 4th – 10th of October

Written on October 4, 2016 at 7:45 am, by

Just thought we would let you know that the office is closed until Tuesday 11th October as we are at The Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace for the rest of this week. All orders placed this week will be … Read More

Introducing The Terrarium Collection – a capsule knitwear collection

Written on October 1, 2016 at 12:25 pm, by

Yes it’s that time of year again when we introduce you to our new collection.
With the Terrarium collection our in house designer, Kari-Helene Rane is moving in a new and fresh direction. We know that a hand knitting a garment … Read More

The Alpacas Have Moved – new grazing and knitting workshop location

Written on September 30, 2016 at 10:57 am, by

There’s been a big change for the alpacas recently! If you have made the journey to Burwash Manor lately you may have noticed that the fields where the alpacas used to be are now empty. This is because they have … Read More

Customer Gallery – Duchess Cardigan

Written on September 14, 2016 at 3:53 pm, by

Huge thank you to everyone who entered the last customer gallery competition! Our focus this time was on the Duchess Cardigan, a popular and versatile knitting pattern. This design was a part of our Seashore collection in 2009 and has … Read More

Foraging in August – Blackberry picking!

Written on September 9, 2016 at 10:33 am, by

Life has been getting a little bit hectic this summer with collection work, ultimate frisbee tournaments, lots of workshops and events as well as deciding to add a new member to my family. My husband and I (we got married … Read More

Design Focus – Duchess Cardigan

Written on August 25, 2016 at 11:22 am, by

Have you ever looked for that perfect cardigan that you can just put on over anything? Look no further. The Duchess Cardigan provides amazing versatility and ease of wear whilst still looking really stylish. This week we will be looking … Read More

Fleece shearing and yarn stories

Written on August 17, 2016 at 11:56 am, by

It’s that time of year when all local alpacas have been sheared and I have been out buying, sorting and preparing fleece, making it ready to send to the mill for processing into yarn.

My own herd were sheared on the … Read More

Customer Gallery – Allegro Shawl

Written on August 9, 2016 at 9:33 am, by

Thank you so much for the wonderful photos featuring our Allegro Shawl. We have our winner and it is Jeanne Rayment! She has sent us these fabulous photos of her wearing her shawl and this is what she said in … Read More