Catch Up!

I have missed a few weeks of blogging over the last month because I made a huge decision in my vision for RowRow and Kades and where I wanted it to go. Originally I had intended it to just be baby knits for you to order from me but I kept looking at all my…

5,4,3,2,1, Things: RowRow and Kades

5,4,3,2,1, Things: RowRow and Kades

Some of you may know that I have been running a monthly guest blog for a serious of posts titled “5,4,3,2,1, Things”. I did it for a few reasons. One was to get an insight on other small businesses and learn about how they started and what makes them tick. Another was because blogging is…

Taking Flight Cardigan

Taking Flight Cardigan

Some of you may already know that along with knitting items for others, I also design patterns for knitters to knit. I have worked with some best selling UK magazines over the years but the main one I work for is Let’s Knit! Magazine. It’s only since having Rowan that I haven’t had regular designs…

5 Beautiful Tops to Knit for Your Summer Wardrobe

5 Beautiful Tops to Knit for Your Summer Wardrobe

A lot of people think that knitting is a winter hobby. When you think of knitting you think of woolly hats and scarves or mittens and gloves to shield you from the cold. But knitting can be just as wonderful for summer outfits too. Here is my run down of 5 favourite tops to knit…

5 Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

5 Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Most people know that sleep deprivation has an unfavourable effect on our mood. Long periods with little or no sleep will also effect our well being and general state of mind. Healthy sleep habits, often referred to as having good sleep hygiene, can make a big difference in your quality of life. However, if you…

Carolina Headband and Westlake Summer Hat

Carolina Headband and Westlake Summer Hat

Over the last few weeks I’ve been working on my summer lines. It’s hard to have a woolly shop at theis time of year because no-one is looking for warm hats and cardigans. People want shorts and t-shirts and the likes, so I needed to rethink my summer stock. No idea why, but in my…

5,4,3,2,1, Things. Josie Dom (Guest Blog)

5,4,3,2,1, Things. Josie Dom (Guest Blog)

Another month has flown by and it’s time for another 5,4,3,2,1 Things guest blog. This month it is children’s  author Josie Dom. I’m so excited for this one! Over to Josie!   Hello! I’ve only ever written for my own blog before, so it is an honour to be asked to write for RowRow and…

Spring / Summer Rep 2018 Announced!

Spring / Summer Rep 2018 Announced!

Just a quick post today since I am super busy knitting things for my brand new reps! Hooray! Some of you might have known already that I have been advertising for a couple of mini reps to help me promote my Spring / Summer ’18 range. I have been posting this little picture about to…

5,4,3,2,1 Things. True Love Keepsakes (Guest Blog)

5,4,3,2,1 Things. True Love Keepsakes (Guest Blog)

I can’t believe we are already in May! This year seems to be ticking over quickly and it’s already time for another guest blog! This time from Loretta at True Love Keepsakes. Loretta makes beautiful customised jewellery with fingerprints and hand stamps etc. I’ll leave it to her to tell you all about it. I’m…

Feya Pixie Bonnet

Feya Pixie Bonnet

A few months ago, I decided that I no longer wanted to knit items for my shop that had been designed by someone else. I wanted the shop to be purely from my brain (and heart!) Not that there is anything wrong with the patterns from other people. It’s just that other shops can stock…