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Prue and Another Baby Lush

It is a rainy day in September and all I want to do is sit here with my tea and knitting. Autumn appears to be here today. I’ve had a few bits and bobs to do in the shop this morning, but it looks like I will get my heart’s desire all this afternoon. At […]

arkanoid hat

Woolly Wormhead is Designer of the Month!

Edinburgh’s Festival Season is in full swing, and Woolly Wormhead has hit GTS HQ with an obsession for hats galore this August. I’ve cast on an Arkanoid Hat in an oh-so-subtle shade (haha), and it is coming along rather nicely. I adore the squishy texture, and it will be such an easy piece to throw […]

nut hap 1

Book of Haps-along: Nut Hap

I’ve very recently finished up working on Nut Hap, a shawl/wrap/super cosy scarf by Jen Arnall-Cuillford from the Kate Davies’ latest collection, The Book of Haps. This beautiful book (currently available at Ginger Twist Studio) is full of articles on the history of knitting and haps, as well as 13 beautiful patterns. Jen Arnall-Culiford, designer of […]

mohair sweeties

July Wool of the Month: Woollen Flower

I’ve been so excited for July’s Wool of the Month feature! This month sees WoollenFlower yarns placed in the front of the shop window. Jules has brought through 3 different bases for our squishing pleasure. Available in the shop this month is a selection of her fingering-weight alpaca/silk/cashmere, Light fingering-weight alpaca/silk/linen, and a lace-weight kid […]


Back on Track

Life of late has been quite busy, and I have not gotten in as much knitting time as I would like. There has been lots of dye studio time and general life happenings. That combined with some knitty start-itis issues meant I was not getting much of anything complete. I would make a mistake on […]


August WIPs and FOs

Thus far August has been a busy one! I have also been finding that I may have too many projects on the go at the moment, and yet, I keep casting on new things. Some of you may also suffer from this affliction. And a majority of these projects seem to be larger items, such […]


Wool of the Month July 2014: Rainbow Heirloom

Some of you Ravelry fiends may have already seen my latest version of Lush by Emily Wessel of Tin Can Knits. I was holding off releasing photos of said garment until the start of the month, as this project uses July’s Wool of the Month. The secret is out and Rainbow Heirloom is here! Rainbow […]


Another Busy Week of FOs and WIPs

And it has been another busy week at GTS HQ. Knitting, dye studio, and more knitting. Tuesday was another intense day spent in the dye studio. The results are mostly Delight 4ply with a sprinkling of Splendor 4ply, as well a new sock base (love!). The online shop should be updated again this weekend if […]

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