Save the date! The 2013 Knitting and Stitching show

This year’s Knitting and Stitching show may still be 10 weeks away, but we can’t wait already… From the 14th to 17th March, London’s Olympia will be turned into a fiber artist’s heaven, with 180 companies and professionals attending you’ll have the perfect opportunity to stock up on the latest yarns and accessories, chat to… Continue reading

DIY: upcycle your old t-shirt with crochet!

A new year is a time for fresh starts and new beginnings, and though this may also apply to our wardrobes, it doesn’t have to mean us dashing off to the sales. There are plenty of creative ways to update your style without breaking the bank, and we’d like to share one of our favourites… Continue reading

Weekly inspiration: gifts for him

We’ve searched the web for some of the best crochet projects and gifts for men so you don’t have to. column one: crocheted bow tie from EpicThread (Etsy), grey beanie Bernat Yarns column two: moustaches from Craft Foxes, crochet grey and red tie Culdesac column three: easy striped scarf from The Sunroom, waxed cotton bracelets… Continue reading

High street style: party dresses

Our picks of this season’s best crocheted party dresses. crochet maxi dress, sheer netted maxi dress with crochet detail on the sleeves, blue pleated baby-doll with crocheted neckline. burgundy crochet midi, white a-line dress with crochet detail, coral midi with crocheted bodice.  

Weekly inspiration: frosty mornings

We’re embracing the drop in temperature and welcoming in frosty mornings with open (and gloved!) arms. column one: handspun yarn in frosty white and icy blue, coffee mug cozy, slippers column two: Aztec socks, hot-water bottle cover column three: floral headband, fingerless gloves

Our top 10 cowls

From DIY and patterns to ready-to-wear, we bring you the best cowls available on the internet this season. There is no better accessory for keeping warm in the winter than a good quality cowl, and luckily for us, there are plenty around to choose from. However, with over 50 pages of patterns on Ravelry and… Continue reading

Weekly inspiration: Monday blues

Column one: blue pigment, crochet doily, bright blue flowers column two: small crochet flower heads, afghan blanket column three: yarn, vila dress

Etsy star of the month: Kjoo jewllery

We’ve fallen head-over-heels with this Etsy shop owned by jewellery designer and artist Maria Joao Ribeiro. Maria’s gorgeous selection of jewellery includes everything from traditional brooches to some rather outrageous tusk earrings. The shop features lots of statement pieces, but our real favourites are Maria’s crocheted leather rings and bracelets. These designs take crocheted jewellery… Continue reading