charity


We are very pleased (and a little over excited) to have been invited to host a stall at PomPom Quarterly‘s very first Christmas Party and Pop Up Indie Yarn Market, where we hope to raise some much needed funds for MSF, in the wake of the disaster in the Philippines. […]

PomPom Party People


Miranda in the aran weight Martini Cowl We have a lovely new pattern from another fabulous designer.  Miranda Jollie (aka Hanwelknitter) has donated this fabulous pattern (nay, recipe!) for a wonderfully cosy and stylish cowl.  Just like a martini cocktail you can make it anyway you choose – any yarn, […]

Martini anyone?


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I am sure that you have all seen news of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan and are feeling as sad as I am about the inevitable suffering of the people caught in its path.  MSF are acting as quickly as they can to get medics and supplies to those in need.  […]

Lighting the Knit Signal – Philippines Appeal



OK bonanza is an over exaggeration – but we have, not just one new crochet pattern, but TWO.  Yes! TWO brand new crochet patterns to get your hooks waving. We have a lovely triangular lace-weight shawl from Katherine Mills of Redclover Crochet and a fabulous retro baby buggy blanket by […]

Crochet Bonanza!


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Well, we are back from Fibre East and have recovered from the busy weekend.  We had a great time catching up with supporters and meeting new ones. I was there all day on Saturday and Clare all day Sunday and quite a good chunk of Saturday too.  I had a […]

Fabulous Fun at Fibre East


 The Teeny Tiny Teddy The wonderful Jo of the Shinybees podcast and blog is very kindly hosting a P-hop  knit/crochet along on her Raverly forum.  We are very grateful to Jo, for choosing to have a KAL of any p-hop pattern, which will spread the P-Hop love to people who may […]

Fancy a KAL / CAL?



Thanks to the generosity of designer Karen Wessel (aka quesselchen) we have a new p/hop sock pattern. These gorgeous Stained Glass Window Socks work brilliantly with graduated yarn colours as well as combinations of solid and variegated yarns. Let your imagination run wild… To find out more and download a […]

Stained Glass Window Socks