Vicky Lindo and her wonderful ceramic dogs and plates will be joining The DOG SHOW this year. What inspired you to make ceramic dogs and plates decorated with dogs? In 2009 the local museum and art gallery where I worked acquired a large collection of North Devon Slipware from the 18th and 19th centuries. I [...]

April 21st, 2016|Comments Off on VICKY LINDO CERAMICS

The DOG SHOW returns

We couldn't resist...The DOG SHOW returns 30th April 2016 and every weekend during May at the Brighton Festival, part of Artists Open Houses. Here is a short souvenir film of last year's triumphant show. This year we have five returning artists and six exciting new artists...more later.

April 1st, 2016|Comments Off on The DOG SHOW returns


There's an irresistible extra 20% to 30% off our knitwear sale stock in most styles with Bow Jumper, Collar Coat Dress, Wavy Cardigan and Colour Block Cardigan sold out......stock up now before the weather resembles this.

January 8th, 2016|Comments Off on HAPPY DAYS

CHRISTMAS FAIRS….Muir and Osborne on tour

This year we are doing a very exciting selection of are some dates for your diary. Tuesday November 23rd CAMBRIDGE at Paradise Barns, Little Eversden, Cambridge, CB23 1HL, 9am to 8pm with ANGIE GOODERHAM jewellery. Thursday to Saturday, November 19th to 21st WEALDEN TIMES MIDWINTER FAIR, Bedgebury Pinetum, Goudhurst, Kent, TN17 2SJ, 9am to [...]

November 15th, 2015|Comments Off on CHRISTMAS FAIRS….Muir and Osborne on tour


No longer, with our free pattern you can now knit your own Pangolin. E mail for a PDF download and in return we ask you make a small donation to help save this lovely, endangered mammal at You will need to copy and paste the link into your browser, for some unknown reason [...]

February 26th, 2015|Comments Off on PANGS FOR A PANGOLIN


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.

September 29th, 2014|Comments Off on DECORATIVE LIVING FAIR

We’ve won Best Book in the British Knitting Awards

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.

September 18th, 2014|Comments Off on We’ve won Best Book in the British Knitting Awards


Introducing Peggy Putler

June 3rd, 2014|Comments Off on PATTERDALE PUPPY PORN


And a joke from the wonderful Basil Brush... Basil is staying in a country house with Mr Derek, pretending to be a butler he comes into the drawing room, and says, "Sir, called you?" Mr Derek looks quizzical..... "I know my words backwards, BOOM BOOM".

April 16th, 2014|Comments Off on DIVINE


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 [...]

December 1st, 2013|Comments Off on KNIT YOUR OWN ZOO CORRECTIONS