The Drift Collection... four years on! We revisit an ECY classic.

Posted: September 20, 2019

The Drift Collection... four years on! We revisit an ECY classic.

Today marks four years since the release of our Drift Collection! Can you believe it?! I know some of you will have been involved in test-knitting for it and will know how big a deal it was for us. I (Victoria) still worked alone at that point, and producing a quite large collection from loads of different designers, whilst still running the business, was a huge challenge. I did most of the photography myself (I couldn't afford to do anything else!), but did have a paid tech editor, and proof reader, of course. Meanwhile I was also still dyeing yarn,...


Designer Spotlight: An interview with Tracey Todhunter

Posted: August 16, 2019

Designer Spotlight: An interview with Tracey Todhunter

I’m sure that many of you will have heard of today’s interviewee, but did you know that she worked in a yarn shop and has had books published? Tracey and I (Victoria) have known each other for about a decade now, and it’s always a pleasure to work with her. I’m really grateful to her for answering my nosey questions, and the answers are very interesting… enjoy! Can you tell us a little about your background and how you came to become a designer?I’ve been crocheting since I was four and always “tweaked” published patterns, so it was inevitable I...


News: Drift..

Posted: September 07, 2015

News: Drift..

with only two weeks to go until the digital release of our new collection, I thought it'd be good to introduce it more properly and give you a better idea of what to expect.     So without further ado I will first tell you that the collection is named Drift.. And that the patterns use Whitfell DK, which is our snuggly baby alpaca.    The patterns include crochet as well as knitting.. And the patterns include both accessories and garments - including a kid's garment.. We *should* also be releasing Whitfell DK in Steel and Natural alongside the collection (if...

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