Day at the Museum

Day at the Museum

Last Friday I braved the distinctly un-British Mediterranean heat and headed up to the Smoke to spend a day in the company of V&A treasures. Get comfortable,…
A Bit of Yarn Evolution History

A Bit of Yarn Evolution History

One of the many advantages of running workshops in The Needlemakers is that I'm surrounded by vintage and antique specialists. Richard from Revive All was going…
The Paris 1958 Look

The Paris 1958 Look

Apparently this vintage pattern supplement for a Mohair Dress (With Turtle Neck) from The Sunday Express will give you the Paris 1958 look ... yes…
Swinging Vogue

Swinging Vogue

  I'm in the middle of a house move and starting to shift things around into piles, which inevitably has led to a ridiculous amount…
Knitting Therapy

Knitting Therapy

The theory surrounding knitting as therapy crops up from time to time, and has hit the headlines again in recent years as we enjoy another…

Munrospun Jerkin Pack

Geek that I am, I recently bought this gorgeous 1950s Munrospun kit to knit a jerkin, complete with 'Munrospun tweed' for the fronts, 8oz of…

Vintage Fair Isle Knitting

Fair Isles - they're all the rage!  Following my last post, I'm harbouring fair isle desires ... seems that if you're sporting a natty little…
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