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 […]

Let’s Look at LAD Cardigans

Hello lovelies! With the summer retreating ever so quickly there’s a real chill in the air and to be honest we’re kind of here for it. It’s an excuse to start getting cosy and retrieving our knitted cardis that have been hiding at the back of the wardrobe all summer. With that in mind we […]

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! […]

Our 6 favourite Summer knits

Hey Gang! Knitting definitely isn’t just for winter! We have loads of lovely knits that are summer ready. A new fave is our ‘It’s all beachy’ Cotton Dress. Perfect for the beach, it can be slipped over a bikini or as a comfy summer dress. It’s fairly easy to put together as there is very […]

We Love Mini Mohair

Hello lovelies! Have you given the LAD Mini Mohair a whirl yet? Because we really can’t get enough of it! The MM yarn is a little bit different from our usual chunky knit yarns, but it is so delicious we just couldn’t resist its fluffy finish. It’s a perfect blend of 70% mohair and 30% […]

LAD patterns get a makeover!


Hey LADS!   So, things have changed a little bit since Lauren started LAD seven years ago and in that time we have learnt a-LOT. We felt that after all that time and with some support and guidance from our pals over at Studio Cotton, that it might be time to give our patterns some […]

Which knitting pattern suits my skill level best?

skill level

Hello lovelies! It’s been another busy few weeks here at LAD HQ, with lots going on behind the scenes. We’ve had team meetings about new designs and new yarn 🙊 as well as more creative content and even some festive ideas (it’s never too early in our world!) Plenty to be announcing soon, but first […]

Free Bib Pattern Add-on

Bib Pattern

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

LAD Pattern Club

Pattern Club Bundle

Hello lovelies Exciting things this week! We’re going to ignore the current SITUATION and just talk about lovely knitty things, deal?! We’ve been working on a new project that some of you asked for and today it’s gone live (YAY!) so allow me to introduce you to the LAD Pattern Club *Cue the party poppers!*  […]