wool and the gang

10:00am Saturday, 28 Apr.

Can't decide whether you want to buy a pre-made jumper this winter or knit one yourself? This nifty company offers both options.

friendship chair

9:00am Monday, 16 Apr.

Gah – how many friendship bracelets did we churn out in primary school? Roughly a gazillion? Still, we never made one like this.

how tea cosies changed the world

2:00pm Thursday, 12 Apr.

This is possibly one of the best book titles that we have come across in yonks.

frances & francis

9:00am Thursday, 12 Apr.

We like these guys not because we share a namesake, but because they hand-make the kind of swoonworthy paper floral arrangements that have us questioning our regular 'no fake flowers' stance.

staying in the loop

3:00pm Monday, 09 Apr.

Here's a treat for our UK readers: not only is Loop full to its brim with yarns from all the way around the world, but it also stocks pre-made designer wares, an array of patterns, coffee table books and even holds regular knitting and crochet classes.

tie-dyed eggs

10:00am Sunday, 08 Apr.

Here's a nifty Easter tutorial to teach you how to make use of those putridly awesome vintage ties you have lying around in the back of your closet.


8:00am Wednesday, 04 Apr.

Buttons are underrated. They are the little drops of goodness that hold everything together.

little big markets

1:00pm Thursday, 05 Apr.

Not only is this Easter market taking place in the foothills of Mt. Maunganui in New Zealand this Saturday, but it's also jam-packed with over a hundred stalls full of vintage, handmade, crafty goodness. Oh, and an chocolate egg hunt.

emotive yarn

8:00am Monday, 02 Apr.

Winter is approaching, which means that now is a good time to pull out the knitting needles and get clickity clacking. Online hub Emotive Yarns has oodles of free patterns available to download,

a jarring experience

3:00pm Friday, 23 Mar.

This easy-peasy DIY on the Oh Happy Day site shows how to pretty up little food jars by dipping them in paint. Sometimes the best ideas are the simplest.

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