Visit Our Knitting Studio!

visit our knitting studio

Hello Pals! I’m so excited for this weeks blog, I’ve been bursting to tell you what we have planned… Save the date – 19th November 2022, because LAD HQ is open for visitors! We’re opening the doors of our Devon Knitting Studio and we would absolutely LOVE for you to come visit, shop and knit with […]

LADvent Yarn Advent Calendar Revealed


Hello my LOVES It’s been way too long since i’ve done a blog and so *she’s baaaaaack* to talk about something exquisite… you know it, (it could only be one thing but also the title probably gives you a clue 🙄😂) it’s LADVENT ✨ For the uninitiated, LADvent is our Advent Calendar – this is the […]

LAD Knitting Club FAQ’s

Hello Pals! How are you my friends? Ithought I’d drop in with some exciting news this week!…. We’ve been wanting to host a Knitting Club evening for a while and we’ve finally managed to pop a date in the diary so can now invite you along. YAY!!! Tickets are available on our website and I […]

How We Designed The Purl-fect Vest Top

Hello Pals! How are you? We’ve been really busy in the studio with our Business Birthday and with about 2948 new patterns we’re working on and we’ve forgotten to post on the blog for weeks… so sorry about that! It’s just tooo damn exciting here! I thought I’d drop in with a little diary I […]

The LAD’s Answer your Q’s

Hello lovelies! This week for the blog it’s Q & A time… You may remember Lauren asked on stories to see if anyone had any burning questions for us here at LAD – well, in case you’re interested 😝 – we’ve finally got round to answering them!  Q: Who makes the best cuppa? Lauren: The […]

Love Letter from Lauren

Hello pals! How the devil are you? I thought I’d pop in for a quick catch up as it’s been nearly a YEAR! What’s new? Well, way back in February I made a person. She’s exquisite, I’m so bloody clever. Since then it’s been a juggle figuring out parenthood (turns out it’s mainly about googling […]

2021 LAD update

Hello Friends How are you? I hope you had a blinkin’ wonderful Christmas and New Year despite the strange circumstances. I thought I’d drop back in for the first blog of 2021 (and my last for a little while!) as I wanted to give you a little update on things here at LAD. I’ve got […]

16 Product Launches Later

Hello You Babes How are you? I hope you’re keeping well,  I’m going to dive straight in this week as we’re so busy we don’t have a moment to spare!  You may have noticed that we’ve been launching new products every single week since August, we planned to do this until December and were magnificently […]

Meet the Team

Hello Babes, How are you?  Well, you might have seen on social media that this week I finally let the cat out of the bag… turns out i’m pretty pregnant. I’ve a tiny person due to join our family in January and although I was very nervous to share the news (for a number of […]

Small Business Product Pricing

Hello Pals, How are you? I had something else planned for today’s blog but last weekend I posted some stories on IG about pricing and it sparked a really interesting conversation in my DM’s that I thought it would be good to touch on it here (so it won’t be deleted after 24 hours!)  What […]


Hello Friends I hope you’re all keeping cosy and well.  We’re getting so busy in the studio I thought it would be a good time to cover a few FAQ’s (especially since when it gets busier, our inbox gets full quickly – so hopefully this can help answer some queries and save you some time […]

Stash Busting Knits

Oh Hey There! Welcome back, I hope you’re keeping well. I can’t believe it’s already the middle of September, when did that even happen?! Since August, we’ve been doing weekly product launches of fabulous new knit kits, yarn and ready made delights! It’s basically a roll into our Christmas launch, rather than launching them all […]

5 Glorious Hair Accessories from Indie Brands in the UK

Hello Pals You might have seen that we’ve recently launched some new Mini Mohair yarn (i’ve you’ve been anywhere near the homepage you’ll have seen i’m overexcited about it) and with it we’ve created 3 new patterns and knit kits (yay!) We launched a Scruchie set, a Scarf and a Headband here’s a little peek just uncase…. […]

How to read a Knitting Pattern

Knitting Pattern

Hello pals! How on earth are you? It’s been a gloriously rainy day here which I have absolutely loved. It’s a knitting on the sofa kind of day – which has been perfect as that was on my to-do list (new patterns, HELLO!) Since it’s been such a great day for knitting I thought I’d […]

5 Easy Summer Knitting Projects

Hello M’Darlin’s How on earth are you?  Since we’re actually in August now – I think it’s safe to say that none of us know how that happened – I thought I’d talk about some of our Summer knitting projects. I’m also neck deep in planning Christmas launches so thought it would be a nice […]

Let’s Talk Tension

Oh Hey Pals! How are you? I hope you’re keeping well and able to enjoy the lovely weather – I’ve been making the most of it and sitting in the shade 😂 You might have spotted that we’ve launched an updated version of our bestselling ‘Dreamy Oversized Cardigan‘. We were finding that about 7% of our […]

5 Etsy Finds for the Home

Hello Friends I’m so sorry I abandoned you last week. I’ve made the decision to only do a blog once every 2 weeks going forward but I forgot to tell you! I’m trying to come up with some ideas that make them useful rather than just being a space for me to chat. As much […]

New Giant Knit Blanket Patterns

basketweave blanket knitting pattern

Hello Pals! How are you? I hope you’re enjoying the sunshine and not tooooo hot! In a strange twist of fate I’m going to talk about the hottest possible thing today…. Giant Knit Blankets! So let’s all sit in the shade with a ice cold drink and a fan directed at us and pretend we’re […]

New Mohair Colour

Hello Babes, How are you? You might have already seen our newness from this week but I wanted to talk about it in more detail. We have a new shade of our Massive Mohair Yarn – Say hello to Milk!  Meet Milk Mohair We didn’t introduce it originally as sometimes I can find shades of […]

Introducing: Beginners Blanket Kit

Hello Lovely LADs How are you doing today? The last few weeks have been very full on, fingers crossed you’re feeling hopeful and full of action rather than overwhelmed, remember to take care of your mental health as you can’t pour from an empty jug.  I thought today we would return to the new knit […]


Hello Friends, I hope you’re safe and well. Todays blog was going to be about the new blanket knit kit but with the protests and the global outcry to educate ourselves more to become anti-racist it felt FAR more useful to share with you some of my favourite activists, educators, podcasts, books and humans so […]

LAD x Pandemic Update

Hello lovelies How are you? I hope you’re keeping well and enjoying the sunshine.  Helen suggested I do an update blog this week which I imagine means she’s getting a lot of people asking the same questions on emails so here’s what’s going on in the studio… Update: May 27th It’s been an absolute honour […]

Introducing: Sock it to me Lounge Socks

Hello You Babes How are you doing this week? It’s been a beautiful sunny day here and now I’ve got an evening knitting ahead of me so I’m in my happy place! I’ve been so looking forward to this week’s blog because (you may have guessed from the title and the massive picture…) I get […]

Introducing: Diagonal Stitch Cushion

Hello You Beauties How are you pals? This week brings another new knit kit (YAS!) AND even more excitingly it’s one of four launches over the next few weeks (WHAT?! I KNOW!) Keep an eye on your inbox because new sh*t is coming! (I say 4, it’s hopefully 6 new launches but I don’t want […]