This autumn we wanted to do something a little different to celebrate the coming of cooler weather. These past few weeks you might have seen some yarns with a slightly different flavour showing up on instagram; instead of having our photography inspire the yarn, we’ve…

Living Yarns

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We’ve added a small, but useful function to our website that will help users coordinate different colourways, both tonal and ombre. On any product page you will now see two tiny buttons on the left. Click “Add to compare” to save the product to your…

Compare Function on our site

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You may have noticed some watercolour’esqu teasers on our instagram – it’s not watercolour, in fact, it’s acid dye! The same dye we use on our yarns. I had quite a bit of fun, painting onto watercolour paper using dyes. Afterwards, I took the “splotches”…

Rebrand!

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By now you’ve probably seen the buzz on instagram – our new book is finally ready to share with the world and we couldn’t be happier with the results! Country House Knits has 88 pages of lovely photography, and 14 patterns in both written and…

Country House Knits

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One of the things we learned in Hawaii is that “Aloha” doesn’t just mean “Hello”, as I previously thought. According to wikipedia: Aloha (pronounced [əˈlōˌhä]) is the Hawaiian word for love, affection, peace, compassion and mercy, that is commonly used as a simple greeting.[1][2] I love…

Aloha! The Hawaiian Yarn Series and a Blue Brick Luau!

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Here’s one tourists guide to the Big Island – take it all with a grain of salt, but if you travel there, here’s what I learned, my best shots, and a bit about how I got them. This is a big list with lots of…

Hawai’i – Best Of

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Shots taken at the Kilauea Caldera, and the 9500ft altitude visitor centre of Mauna Kea. The trip is almost over and I’m so full of soul food and colour inspiration!

Stardust

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This morning at 4am Tito embarked on a 12 mile round trip hike through some of the hardest terrain I’ve ever hiked on, to watch and photograph active lava flow at Kilauea. <Lifted from Wikipedia> Kīlauea is a currently active shield volcano in the Hawaiian…

Hawaii – Kilauea

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Freshly armed with a good nights sleep and clean clothes we decided to drive up the coastal highway, cut across over the beautiful and austere desolation of Mauna Kea, check out Kona and then take the 200 back to Hilo, driving between the twin mega…

Hawaii – Day 2

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After 48 hours our luggage has caught up to us, and I am clean and dressed appropriately for the temperature, a state I have learned not to take for granted! Despite our luggage woes I wasn’t about to lose a day in paradise. We decided…

Hawaii – Day 1

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