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Meet the maker with Lucille of Collected Colours
We are featured in the Spring/Summer 2021 publication of the Sheep Breeder magazine!
As you probably know, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have just taken place. And as you may have heard, Tom Daley knitted his very own Olympic cardigan!! He said he wanted something to remind him of the games that he could ‘look back on in the future’.
For years we’ve been taught by celebrities that repeating an outfit is the ultimate sin! If you cast your mind back, I’m sure you can hear Lizzie McGuire being shamed for repeating a dress at her high school graduation.
When we think of Fast Fashion we think of the big brands like ASOS and Prettylittlething.com and their ever changing “New In” page. But in the age of ever growing consumer awareness customers are becoming more and more unhappy with this approach. We keep using our voices, saying that we want the environment to be a more considered part of the process and, slowly but surely, the brands are listening.
During February, we met with students from the University of Leeds Business School and set them an innovation challenge competition.
Longer days and warmer nights are on the way and we’re so excited!
Don’t worry knitting isn’t just for winter! We can’t wait to get started on warmer weather projects and to help get your creative juices flowing we’ve gathered a list of fantastic projects to keep you knitting.
In the UK 350,000 tonnes of used but still wearable clothing goes to landfill every year*, imagine the number of scarfs you could knit! This shocking figure highlights the work that needs to be done within this constantly growing industry.
We have lots of exciting news to share with you this week, starting with the launch of our newsletter.