Damson desires 💜💜💜

Posted: January 24, 2020

Damson desires 💜💜💜

One of the original five shades of Milburn 4ply introduced in 2013, Damson has been a firm favourite ever since. That was until the introduction of Black Tulip in the third wave of colours anyway. Unfortunately we think it was actually a bit too close to Damson and it quickly eclipsed it in popularity! It now feels like quite an overlooked colourway and so I wanted to show it some love and remind you all how wonderful it really is!    Designs using Damson Back in 2014, The Bletchley Collection was released as a collaboration between Joanne Scrace and Eden...


Designer Spotlight: An interview with Joanne Scrace from The Crochet Project

Posted: December 05, 2019

Designer Spotlight: An interview with Joanne Scrace from The Crochet Project

As we are celebrating five years (!!!) since the publication of The Bletchley Collection this month, I thought it would be great to catch up with Joanne and interview her properly! It was the first collection collaboration for both of us, and I don’t know about her but it was a huge learning curve for me. We met up at Bletchley for the photoshoot, which was really fun if not a bit pressured - it had to be right as there’d be no second chance to re-shoot. I can still remember telling her to smile, and then saying “less like...


New kits: Tunny

Posted: June 13, 2016

New kits: Tunny

Love to crochet? Here's a little hat/beret I think you'll like.. This is Tunny from our Bletchley Collection by Joanne Scrace, which was released in December 2014 and continues to be popular.  The original hat sample, which you can see on the Ravelry pattern page HERE was made in Milburn 4ply (that's the superwash BFL/silk) with Rust (main colour), Harvest Gold, and Night Sky (contrast colours). We still have some Rust left in the SALE section, however I really wanted something made up in Steel,   along with Askham 4ply in Ice and Damselfly. Because they're pretty together.. wouldn't you...

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