Sustainability

We have made a commitment to be a responsible company in our approach to sustainability and our consideration of the environment. In March 2024 we published our first annual Sustainability review and action plan. This document can be viewed here and explains our goals, progress and some of our key targets and ambitions.   We […]

Inspiration from our authors

For some extra inspiration during these times, why not follow our fantastic authors on social media? Here’s a list of some of our inspirational authors who have published with us in recent years. Many of these designers are offering project ideas and downloads during these times. In the list below, the author name links to […]

Meet the Author: Marna Gilligan, Author of Cat Knits

Tell us a bit about your new book? It’s Cat Knits! I love cats, and I love knitting – and apparently I am not alone in this. The book contains lots of cat-themed knits – both garments and accessories – for the cat-obsessed knitter. I’ve tried to structure the book to make it easy for […]

16 Cornerstone Books for all Crafts

Many people are turning to arts and crafts to keep themselves occupied during a period of time at home. We’ve put together this list of essential books for a range of crafts. Each book provides you with everything you need to start a new craft or return to a neglected hobby. Our books are available from […]

Alterknit Rebellion

Alterknit Rebellion

A collection of bright, bold and beautiful knitting patterns based on Honsestrikk, a Danish knitting movement from the 1970s which broke away from traditional knitting rules. Honsestrikk, which loosely translates as ‘chicken stitch’ was influenced by the radical social and political movements of the time, including the women’s rights movement, and this can be seen […]

Magical Woodland Knits

Magical Woodland Knits

A magical collection of 12 knitting patterns for wonderfully lifelike animals and birds accompanied by the author’s sketches and studies of the natural world. Choose your favourite animal or bird whether it’s a grey squirrel, barn owl, yellow-necked field mouse, wolf, fox, wild rabbit and even a roe deer fawn. The patterns are cleverly designed […]

Cat Knits

Cat Knits

This is the ultimate cat lover’s collection of knitting patterns for garments and accessories. If you love cats and yarn you will want this collection of 16 quirky designs all based around the theme of cats. It includes four garments graded for 16 different sizes, as well as cat-themed accessories including a wrap, shawl, scarf, […]

Knit Like a Latvian: Socks

Knit yourself a pair of stunning Latvian socks with this collection of traditional Latvian sock knitting patterns. There are 50 different styles to choose from including simpler variations of the socks such as leg warmers and ankle socks so, even if you are an inexperienced knitter, you can create a beautiful traditional design. Knitted socks […]

Knitted Animal Friends

Learn to make an adorable collection of knitted animal toys with these new patterns by the author of My Knitted Doll, Louise Crowther. Louise, brings her unique style of coordinated knitwear with cute colourwork details to this new collection of toy animal knitting patterns. There are a total of 12 knitted animals – each with […]

Knitted Animal Socks

Knit adorable animal socks for all the family with this collection of six different animal designs. Choose your favourite animal from this selection of ankle and knee-length socks, whether it’s a panda, owl, koala, fox, cat or pig. All the socks can be made in various sizes, from children to adults, and are the perfect […]