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Lydia Morrow writes about knitting with our Jolie yarn

Jolie and Me by Lydia Morrow

Guest Post  |  2 min read time

Read about Lydia’s experience knitting with the Jolie yarn, and how she made our patterns her own.

I Run This Knit by Alix Kramer

I Run This Knit by Alix Kramer

Guest Post  |  3 min read time

Alix shares her story of becoming a pattern designer, and the importance of representation in the crafting community.

The wonders of cross stitch by Jamie Chalmers Mr X Stitch

The Wonders of Cross Stitch by Mr X Stitch

Guest Post  |  3 min read time

The Kingpin of Contemporary Embroidery talks about his love of cross stitch, and shares his top tips for needlepoint ...

Design, inspiration, and what comes next, with Toni Lipsey

Design, inspiration, and what comes next, with Toni Lipsey

Guest Post  |  3 min read time

Toni Lipsey, the creator and crocheter behind TL Yarn Crafts, shares her crafting journey, inclusivity in the craft w...

Mental Health and Crafting with Calm Homemade

Mental Health and Crafting with Calm Homemade

Guest Post  |  3 min read time

Abby Davies shares the story of her mental health journey, and how crafting has helped along the way.

The Dream Crochet with Ashlee Elle

The Dream Crochet with Ashlee Elle

Guest Post  |  2 min read time

Ashlee Elle shares the story behind The Dream Crochet, and where her inspiration comes from.

My crochet journey by Brianna Sipp

My Crochet Journey by Brianna Sipp

Guest Post  |  2 min read time

Brianna shares the story of where her love of crochet came from, and what the future of crafting might hold!

Creating the Lore Collection with Helda Panagary

Creating the Lore Collection with Helda Panagary

Guest Post  |  2 min read time

The story behind the stitches: Helda Panagary shares the inspiration behind her crochet patterns.

The Lore Collection knitting patterns by Sarah Hatton

Creating the Lore Collection with Sarah Hatton

Guest Post  |  2 min read time

The story behind the stitches: Knitwear designer Sarah Hatton shares the inspiration behind her patterns.

The Quiet Queers Craftalong

Creating the Quiet Queers Craftalong

Guest Post  |  2 min read time

From a little idea, to a yearly event, read how Yu Ra Kim’s Quiet Queers Craftalong became a creative safe space for ...

Stress Awareness Month and Mindful Knitting

Stress Awareness Month: Mindfulness and Knitting with Danny Hill

Guest Post  |  3 min read time

"By simply opening our awareness outwards and deliberately starting to notice our sensory experiences while knitting,...

Free knitting pattern: Camilla’s mock cable cushion Source: The...

Free knitting pattern: Camilla’s mock cable cushion Source: The...

Guest Post  |  1 min read time

One of our stockists, The Village Haberdashery, had their knitting teacher knit up this cozy cushion using our S&...