Weekly Fave! Not Your Usual Quick-Knit Blanket

  Although many blankets are lengthy projects, I find knitting one a relaxing break from shaping and sewing garment pieces together. Wool and the Gang tends to design quickly made projects, including the Midnight Blanket shown above. Quickly knit projects are usually knit in basic pattern stitches, but the Midnight Blanket combines Herringbone and Twisted Rib…

Weekly Fave! A Wearable Cardigan and Bralette Set

Not your classic sweater set! This trendy bralette and cardigan set is for the fashion lover. Simone Set is an intermediate knitting kit available at Wool and The Gang; knit in a fluffy, alpaca wool blend yarn. If you’re not brave enough to wear the set, the items can be made separately. The bralette is…

Weekly Fave! Crochet With Raffia

Wool and the Gang’s goal is to produce fashion in a sustainable way. Their fashion business uses knitting and crochet as its means of production. They source and create yarns that reduce the impact on the environment. They also produce kits, that for the most part are simple, modern designs. Wool and the Gang has…

Weekly Fave! A Summer Raffia Pouch

The perfect go-to bag style for summer – a raffia pouch. Churchmouse Yarns is offering the pattern free for this crocheted bag. They call it a passport pouch, but it’s more than this. It’s 7inch by 8inch size is more than enough room for the basics you’ll need to carry. The pouch is crocheted in…

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Wool and the Gang’s story is about bringing back knitting as a means of producing unique fashion in a sustainable way. Most of their designs consist of basic pattern stitches and simple construction without much detail; perfect for beginners. But sometimes you just want to knit more than just a simple basic. This Risin’ Sun…

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Wool and the Gang is a design collective that sells knitting and crochet kits; paper bags stuffed with their private label yarns, needles and pattern instructions. Wool and the Gang’s mission is to produce fashion in a sustainable way. The Full Moon Jumper is one of their latest kits for Fall 2017. The stitchery of…

Weekly Fave!

Wool and the Gang is one of my favorite companies, a fashion forward UK company. Wool and the Gang pride themselves on fashion production made in a sustainable way. They use hand knitting and crocheting as their means of producing original fashion. They sell kits, yarns, and supplies, as well as providing how-to videos. I’ve…

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The latest trend and Danish word of the year for 2016 is “Hygge” referring to a lifestyle, broadly defined as anything that makes you feel content and comfortable. I liken it to “cocooning”, a term coined in 1981 by Faith Popcorn, trend forecaster and marketing consultant. It was defined as home-focused behaviour, people snug in their homes…

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Wool and the Gang is one of my favorite sites and Fringe Association paid a nod to them in their latest post. Wool and the Gang has come out with a new sustainable yarn “Billie Jean”,  made from pre-consumer denim remnants. What a great idea for a product for the eco-conscious and Fringe Association felt…