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 […]
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 […]
Knitting accounts we love to follow on the ‘gram
Hello loves! How ARE you?! Things are all good here at LAD HQ – we may not be too busy with orders (now the sun’s out the knitting seems to have slowed down) but there’s loads going on behind the scenes. Last week we had a Christmas photoshoot for a well known lifestyle mag 🙊🙊 so […]
Mental Health Awareness Week – how craft can help
Hello loves, This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and this is something very close to our hearts here at LAD. This last year especially has been tough on a lot of you, and we have had so many messages telling us how much knitting has helped you during lockdown. It’s not surprising that more […]
Knitting on Circular Needles
Hey Gang! How are you?! I hope you’re enjoying the sunshine (if you’ve got it) as much as we are here at LAD HQ! The warmer days are wonderful and we’re loving being able to meet up with a few friends again. Lauren is still busy being brilliant new mum to gorgeous Livi so it’s […]
Free Bib Pattern Add-on
Hey LAD’s! Today’s blog is a cheeky little free add-on to a current pattern for you! The eagle-eyed of you may see that the bib in the blog header is a variation on our SweaterVest pattern – and you’d be right! And how cute does it look??! ‘Simply The Vest’ Sweatervest We launched the sweater […]
LAD joins Ribblr!
Hello LAD’s! I hope you’ve all had a good couple of weeks – the talk of things starting to return to ‘normal’ seems to have hit us all in different ways. I certainly hope you’re coping okay with both the anxiety and excitement of it all. We’re here for any knitting or self-care support you […]
New Giant Knit Blanket Patterns
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 Massive Mohair Yarn
Hello My Babes NEW NEW NEWNESS So we launched some new Mohair yarn at the weekend and I’m IN LOVE WITH HOW MUCH YOU LOVE IT! I wanted to give you a little introduction to it as we were originally planning on launching it with a few kits but because of THIS *wildly gestures around* […]
Free GRL PWR banner Pattern
Hello lovelies Happy Humpday! I hope you’re having a wonderful week so far and that you enjoyed the weekend. This week I come bearing a free pattern in honour of International Women’s day, which I imagine you know was last Sunday. I really enjoyed reading so many inspirational stories on Sunday and wanted to share […]
Arm Knitting Tutorial
Oh Hello Pals, I hope you’re well and having a lovely week. thank you for your wonderful support about the new website and for all your orders over the weekend with the celebratory discount code (if you missed it, everyone signed up to our newsletter was sent a discount code on saturday so if you’re […]
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!)
Why you Need to start knitting your Advent Calendar Now…
A whole article dedicated to why you should be knitting your Christmas knits – starting with our Advent Calendar, and plenty of ideas of what to put in it!
Subscription Year Two
We’ve updated the Subscriptions ready for next year, check out our new colours and let me know what you think!!
Limited Leopard Kits
I felt like we needed more leopard print so we’ve done some Limited Edition Neon kits cut Why Not?!
Our Knit Kit Makeover!
Say hello to our new knit kit packaging! We weren’t sure but now think we’ve got it …it the bag :p
My Favourite Jumper EVER
I’m so excited to share this jumper. It’s quite possibly my favourite pattern ever ever ever! I really hope you like it as much as I do!…..*or something a bit more chill*
Hello New Wall Hangings
Say hello to the new Knit Kits – Alphabet Wall hangings! We also have some new yarn and another new knit kit that I know YOU CAN do …that’ll make sense once you’ve seen it.
28 Favourite Etsy Finds
28 of my favourite current finds on Etsy, Cushions, parcel tape, mugs and more (It was a fun morning ‘working’) – Contains affiliate links
Meet the amazing small businesses who’ve donated to our subscription boxes recently!
The Contemporary Craft Festival 2019
What I bought at the Contemporary Craft Festival, some of the insanely talented makers and Behind the scenes snaps from the weekend.
NEW Animal Print Knit Kits
Leopard Print and Zebra Print Knit kits anyone?! Welcome to the ‘Born To Be Wild’ Range…. and don’t worry, there’s a video too show how easy it is!
How To: Paint a Leopard Print Wall
How to paint a wall leopard print – it’s super easy and looks INCREDIBLE (if I may say so myself?!) Using minimal paint and hardly any time (or skill!) we transformed a room. Here’s a time lapse video and instructions to show how easy it is…
Things To Knit!
Here’s all the ideas for things to knit with your subscription boxes – heaps of free patterns and my top tips for adapting them….