For the Danish knitwear designer Lærke Bagger, the most important things in life and handicrafts alike are having fun and embracing your mistakes. Her wild scrap-yarn knits are a perfect embodiment of this notion.
In Kyrgyzstan, cashmere goat-keeping goes back many centuries. June Cashmere is a company whose aim is to help local nomadic shepherds maintain their way of life – and at the same time produce yarn milled to last.
A piece of chocolate can be so much more. It can be a way to say: “I love you”, “Please forgive me” or “I was thinking of you.” And it can be the one thing that lightens up an otherwise gloomy winter night.
Their needles are loved by knitters all over the world, but not many know the story behind ChiaoGoo. The creation of their needles brings together old bamboo crafting traditions and modern engineering. Learn more about the story of this interesting company!
Each month our team member Antti puts together a playlist for our readers. Here’s what Antti had to say about the process of putting the playlists together, his favourite artists as well as something new to listen to right now.
There is a silent grace to this city of the north. The muted colours, so distinct to Scotland, leave space for your imagination to unfold to its fullest, to paint the most beautiful stories in the grey sky.
Experience the magical, long Nordic summer days and fall in love with Finland's capital. Helsinki is a charming, vibrant city overlooking the Baltic Sea, with cute cafés, independent design studios, interesting architecture and cool bars.
From colourful facades and decorative tiles to the positive energy that flows in the winding streets,Lisbon never ceases to inspire us. It's almost impossible not to fall in love with this sun-kissed city.
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