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Around the Web – April 2017

Thanks to global warming, for the past few days temperatures in Southern England have been unusually hot. When we should be drowning under the heavy downpours of April, we’re instead  sunbathing down the beach. Although it is pretty worrying, we have to admit it’s also been really pleasant to be able to enjoy long days outdoors. It also feels we Read the full article…

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In Their Queue – Bristol Ivy

Here is a little tip for you. In the rare moment you run out of inspiration and do not know what to knit next, have a look in the Ravelry queue of one of your favourite designers. There’s a good chance that if you like their patterns you’ll also like where they get their inspiration from. Read the full article…

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Around the Web – March 2017

Our selection of the best bits from around the web this month… After landing on the cover of Time Magazine, the Pussy Hat has taken over the runway of  Missoni Fall 2017 show last Saturday during Milan Fashion Week. For the finale, all the Missoni models came back on stage wearing pink  pussy hats which featured the couture house Read the full article…

Billie Jean Yarn, The New Denim Project, Wool and the Gang, Aran, Denim, Cotton

Yarn in Review – Billie Jean Yarn

Today meet Billie Jean, the Aran yarn made of 100% pre-consumer denim waste, by Wool and the Gang and The New Denim Project.  The New Denim Project is an innovative product line developed by Iris Textiles, an industrial textile group operating in Guatemala since 1956.  The Engelberg family has been running the company ever since its foundation, and in 2013 was Read the full article…

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Around the Web – January 2017

Our selection of the best bits from around the web this month… On the 21st of January, Donald Trump will take office as president of the United States. The same morning, a Women-led March will take place in Washington DC  to protest for the protection of fundamental human rights, the safety and health of our planet and to show support Read the full article…

Pom Pom Trunk Show. Winter 2016

Pom Pom Trunk Show

Flipping through the pages of any Pom Pom Press’s publication is always a great pleasure and the Winter 2016 issue of Pom Pom Quarterly is no exception to the rule. Inspirations for this season are ‘Reflections’. Designers interpreted this theme in various way: reflection of the light, in a mirror, of a shadow and created 11 elegant Read the full article…

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Trending Now – The Granny Square

When talking about granny squares, my thought immediately fly toward colourful bed cover, poncho and other classic 1960s-1970s paraphernalia. And indeed if crochet had it good in those years – look at Paul McCartney’s groovy waistcoats – it has not stopped developing in many interesting ways ever since. In 2015 a definite resurgence of the Read the full article…