Posted on 29/05/2020 10:30 by Louise.

Fathers Day during COVID-19

This year, more than ever, we need to use Father's Day to celebrate family and show how much we care.......

Posted on 04/03/2020 11:06 by Louise.

Silver Grey hair on fashion models

We're on the hunt for a more mature female model. What do you think about diversity being represented in the fashion industry?

Posted on 21/10/2019 12:45 by Louise .

Wool 7th wedding anniversary - knitted heart

Do you know that the 7th Wedding Anniversary is also known as the "Wool Anniversary"? As 2019 marks our own 7th anniversary, we find out about the traditions behind this....

Posted on 01/10/2019 07:30 by Louise.

Wear it Pink day

Did you know that October is breast cancer awareness month? This October "The Croft House" is supporting "Wear it Pink" Day. Held on Friday 18th October, you're invited to wear something pink to help raise awareness and money for cancer charity "Breast Cancer Now". Find out what you can do....

Posted on 02/09/2019 11:37 by Louise .

Fair isle knitting - a history

The Shetland Isles are the most northerly islands in the UK with Fair Isle being the most southern of these.  Knitting has always been important in these islands. Firstly out of necessity and then as an important trade commodity.  Read on to discover the history of knitting in the Shetland isles and about the evolution of the Fair isle style of knitting....

Posted on 22/05/2019 10:13 by Louise.

Shetland silver sand beach

Shetland (the original home of fair isle knitting) has just been named by Lonely Planet as one of the top 10 places in Europe to visit. With school holidays just around the corner, find out why travelling to the UK's most northerly isles is a great place to holiday with children as I run through my top 10 things to do.....