Category Archives: knitted dogs

A knitted dog really is for Christmas

We have been included in both the Guardian and Telegraph Christmas present guides this year, here are the links http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/interactive/2012/nov/27/christmas-gift-guide-presents-ideas-interactive and http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/christmas/christmas-gift-ideas/9721105/Christmas-2012-the-Telegraph-Christmas-gift-list.html and our site is now open and selling, books, kits, dogs, cats, notebooks and notecards, with more to come next year, when our shop will be expanding into a department store, with several [...]

Daily Mail

We’ve made it into the Daily Mail sidebar, our little Dachshund and Pointer are featured between Christina Aguilera and Courtney Cox, and quite near Rhianna and Rylan, we’re so proud. Here’s the  (incredibly long) link http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2234120/We-knit-merry-Christmas-Adorable-new-books-teach-make-woolly-reindeer-fluffy-dogs-unique-thrifty-gifts-impress-family-friends.html Do feel free to like/Tweet/Pinterest/Tumblr us

SELVEDGE FAIR

Do come to see us at the Selvedge Fair at Old Chelsea Town Hall, on Saturday November 10th from 10 to 4, where we will be selling all our knitted dogs, cats, books, knit kits and a selection of our cashmere knitwear.

BEST IN SHOW 25 MORE DOGS TO KNIT AND BLACK SHEEP

Here is one of the loveliest dogs in our new book, Best in Show, 25 more dogs to knit. We will be showing him and all our others AND our knitwear, kits, books, notebooks etc etc at MADE in London from 26-28th October at One Marylebone, here is the link:http://www.madelondon.org if you would like more [...]

AT LAST……A WORKSHOP

For those who want to know how to assemble the pug’s head, work an i-cord tail, shape a dog’s head and many of the more complex methods used to make a knitted dog, we are running a two day workshop at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London on October 12th and 13th. During the [...]

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A TRIBUTE TO UGGIE the canine Kenneth Branagh

We felt we had to make our own tribute to Uggie the undisputed star of The Artist, so here he is with the oscar that he won’t be receiving, so we’ve made him his own. Here he is again performing his famous lying on his back trick. and again on the red carpet. You can [...]

KNITTED STAFFIE FOR BATTERSEA DOG'S HOME

We have just been working on a particularly exciting commission. Battersea Dog’s Home asked us to make a life-sized Staffordshire Bull Terrier, for their ‘Staffies they’re softer than you think’ campaign which was launched last week. Here are some photographs of the work in progress: And here  it is finished – looking, as I’m sure [...]

CAT AND DOG CLINIC

Need advice on how to knit your own dog or cat? Come and talk to Joanna Osborne at the City Books 25th Birthday Festival at the Old Market, Hove on Sunday 16th October from 2-3 p.m.  If you bring a photo of your own dog or cat, Jo will help you to create a replica, [...]

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