Vintage Yarn Potential

I came across Holstgarn Supersoft, a rather interesting-looking and reasonably-priced Danish 100% wool 2-ply, so I sent off for the shade cards and it turns…

Knit a Poppy

It's not too late to show your respect in knitted form for those who fell in the great wars (and continue to fall in more…

Running Hare Art & Design

I'm writing this feature with a certain amount of jealousy.  The subject is the incredibly gifted and prolific Maker/Artist Ana-Luisa de Cavilla Scrutton who goes…

Toy Car Launcher

Yes that's right, it launches cars.  Go on, the weekend's not over yet, this would really make you feel like you'd done something cool with…

Robson & Mason

Browsing through the wonderful Made in England site on a recommendation from Mr W (being geeky and admiring the animated icon) and came across a…

Letter crochet

There aren't many things that make me want to pick up a hooked needle, but this is one of them - what a cool way…

Brighton Sock

Alright I know I said no more trying to be clever with the titles, but it made me laugh. Sock ... Rock? Oh forget it,…

Quilting fabrics

I keep seeing all these lovely retro fabrics crop up on ebay in the American 'Fat Quarter' measurements so I decided to search them out…