We have a stand at this lovely event in Chelsea Town Hall on Thursday, October 2nd, 10am to 7pm. Do come to see us, we will be showing our new collection of knitwear, our animals and we'll be signing our books. The fair is full of divine vintage finds.
Very exciting news that Best in Show Knit Your Own Zoo has won the Best Book in the British Knitting Awards. A big thank you to everyone who voted for us - we are thrilled.
EXCITING Our book KNIT YOUR OWN ZOO has been nominated in the Best Book for 2014 at the British Knitting Awards.....to win, we need YOUR vote.....so please, if you have the time do vote. Our friends at the wonderful KNIT CLUB have also been nominated in the Best Knitting Shop category, we suggest you vote [...]
Our new book, KNIT YOUR OWN PET is now available at all/most bookshops and on www.amazon.co.uk. The patterns are for beginner knitters, once tackled you should be able to knit all the animals from our other books. And here is a nice piece from last week's Telegraph Magazine http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/mother-tongue/10801417/Childrens-notebook-The-pet-problem.html
Mandrill Page 119: Left Side of Body Row 11: should be Knit Then adjust the row numbers. Lion Yarn abbreviations: ca should be ta Page 86: Left Back Leg Row 25: K13, cast (bind) off 12 sts Page 88: Neck and Head Row 24: P2tog, p5, k1, p2, k1, p5, p2tog (16 sts) Change subsequent [...]
Turn your old Polo necks into lovely warm dog coats. Here's how 1. Boil it 2. Cut down sides, to size, slightly bigger to allow for sewing. 3. Sew down seams, taper slightly (if you have a tapered dog) 4. Cut 2 holes for front legs in front of jumper