December 15, 2014

Crochet Apple Pattern For #LiveColourful

Bulmers Cider New Crafts Society Crochet Apple

A couple of weeks ago, Bulmers Cider invited us to get involved in their winter #LiveColourful campaign. They’re getting people to think of ideas of how to stay colourful during winter to celebrate the colours of their new flavours (Crushed Red Berries and Lime is our favourite!) and are doing lots of things to do…

October 23, 2014

A Day Out At TOFT Alpaca Farm

toft alpaca farm crochet

It’s no secret that we’re both big fans of British DIY knitwear and wool company TOFT. We both knitted their beehive hats last year and love their luxury alpaca and wool yarns. When we met Kerry, the founder of TOFT, at the Handmade Fair she invited us to visit them at their alpaca farm for…

February 26, 2014

Unravel Festival of Knitting 2014


On Sunday we travelled up to Unravel Knitting Festival at Farnham Maltings. It was good to take an afternoon out of London and we were excited to see what Unravel had to offer. First, let me update you on our knitting progress… You may remember that R and I started the same jumper just before…

November 4, 2013

My Crochet Journey


R and I love pretty much all crafts but for some reason neither of us have ever tried to crochet. It didn’t really stand out to me and I don’t know anyone who does it so had no one to inspire and teach me. But then I started to see so many amazing crocheted things…

September 15, 2013

Crochet Blanket

crochet blanket

My Grandmother died this weekend but I don’t particularly want to get sentimental, or worse morbid. What I would like to do is share something that she made a few years ago and which I finally got around to photographing this summer. She spent a lot of her time crocheting, knitting or doing embroidery and…