Fill your boots with our favourite stocking fillers

Ho ho hello! Too much? We’re getting well and truly into the Christmas spirit here in the LAD studio. Busy packing up your festive orders and chomping on mince pies. One thing we are behind on is our own Christmas shopping! As always. So similarly to last year, and if you are in the same […]

Five yarny things to make for your festive table

Hello lovelies! Hosting Christmas this year? Impress your guests with these five yarny delights that you can have on your dinner table. 1. Treemendous Table Runner We have to kick off with our brand new Treemendous Table Runner pattern. It really is glorious and sets the scene perfectly for your festive table display. Available in […]

Five things you can knit the kids in your life this Christmas


Hello friends! Get ahead with your Christmas gifting this year and craft something knitted and extra special for the little ones in your life. We’re not just talking about blankets or Christmas jumpers either. Here are our top five LAD little one knits which we think you are going to love. Kicking things off 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 […]

Christmas In July

Hello! Now, we know this may be too shocking for some of you. But, for the more organised among us, you may be starting to think about Christmas. If that’s the case then we thought it might be useful to remind you of what you could be starting to prep in time for December 25th! […]

Fill your boots with our top Stocking Fillers

Hello loves! How ARE you? Suddenly it seems that Christmas is literally around the corner and we’re starting to slightly panic… not necessarily from a business perspective, but the fact that none of us have finished our Christmas shopping yet! While talking in the studio, it seems that filling the stockings is one of the […]

Gifts you can start knitting now for Christmas

Hello loves Hope you’re all having a wonderful week? We’re tentatively mentioning the C word this week 🙊 We probably wouldn’t normally until the end of the month but we’ve had so many of you getting organised with ordering decorations that we thought we’d jump right in! It is getting nearer and nearer by the […]

What to start knitting now for Christmas

tree skirt

Hello lovelies I’m handing over to Helen this week as I’m flat out in the studio packing your orders (THANK YOU!) so I’ll leave you in her capable hands! Hello!! Thanks Lauren 💖 I’m feeling the weight of responsibility but it’s something I’m going to have to get used to as I’ll be doing a […]

New Year News!

How knitters can help Australia, LAD news for 2020, and the Beckham’s are on the agenda in this weeks blog. It’s a bit of a mixed bag (but when David Beckham, Kangaroos and Chunky knits are in that bag, I am NOT complaining!)

LAD Gift Guide 2019

It’s that time again! Here’s the gift guide in case you want a spot of inspiration. From £6 stocking fillers to main gifts that’ll go down a storm, here’s our most popular ready made and diy products for presents…

Crowns All Round

20% off this beginners crown kit – so we can all be kings and queens!

I’m On’t Telly!

I’M ON THE TELLY! (well I will be on Friday) for Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas! Hope you can tune it (kind of) x

Christmas In June

Christmas is a year-round event for a small business, especially a seasonal one like knitting. The more organised you are then the better it gets so I’m sharing my plans, systems and every questions I ask myself leading up to that time of year in the hopes it’ll help someone else who needs a plan.