Catch The Clangers on ABC Kids

There are a few awesome new TV shows launching this month on ABC Kids, including a very quirky family of pink, long-nosed, inventive and inquisitive mouse-shaped creatures who live on a small blue planet, out in the starry stretches of space not far from our world. The Clangers is a [...]

Through the generations... Sheeps Clothing

Each week on KID independent I share a range of beautiful items that are lovingly handcrafted by talented artists, sewers and knitters. I often wonder where they learned their talents, and love to hear stories of traditional techniques and creative skills that are passed down through the generations. Today I’ve invited local knitting [...]

Knitty Kin Toys by Blue Cat Crafts

Here’s a few little handmade lovelies to start off your weekend with a smile. These nifty knits are from Blue Cat Crafts, and are handcrafted in a colour-combo of your choice. They come with a cute removable hood and are available as a kitty or a bunny. Cute!

Merino Monsters by Oscar&George

Who loves cuddly monsters? WE DO! Meet designer Katherine McGowan from oscar&george and her motley crew of merino monsters! Each one is knitted from either 100% NZ merino wool or hand-stitched and embroidered in felt. The designs are based on the drawings of Katherine’s kids when they were pre-schoolers.