MorMor.nu has reopened, offering children’s knitwear for AW16

Mormor is a Danish children's brand that specialise in gorgeous knitwear for babies and children up to 10 years. The collections are all hand made, knitted by real grannies, in the softest of yarns for warmth and comfort. A few years ago the brand was put on pause, with only a very limited stock forwarded to selected stockists. So it was with delight that we got an email saying the webshop will...

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Autumn Style; Women’s Knitwear and Oversized Jumpers

Autumn style for women; best busy of the season when it comes to soft knitwear and cozy oversized jumpers to snuggle up in. All you need to add is a fireplace, hot chocolate in a mug and loved ones to surround yourself with to create the perfect Autumn bliss. Or as we say in Scandinavia; Hygge. This post was per request; someone who I'm connected with on Twitter asked for advice. So here goes,...

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Ylur, Icelandic Children’s Clothing in the Softest Alpaca Wool

'Ylur' means warmth in Icelandic and what better name for a brand that creates children's clothing in the softest Alpaca wool!? The design has a contemporary touch yet inspired by centuries with Nordic knitting traditions. And within the growing slow fashion movement, each garment is both designed and handmade in Iceland. Ancient history of knitting is finding new life in Reykjavik, as young...

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Soft Baby Toys and Gifts from Alpaca Society

The count down to Christmas has begun and it's surely about time for Santa and his elfes to think about this years Christmas presents!? We've already in full swing and we thought we should recommend some soft news from the North... We are head over heels with the baby range from the Norwegian brand Alpaca Society. So soft and comfortable, perfect for Christmas! © Alpaca Society AW12 campaign...

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Ullungene Norway -Wool for kids in fashion

Did you know that one of the most up and coming baby and children's wear shops in Oslo, Norway only sell clothing made of Alpaca wool? Knitted in beautiful, luxurious alpaca wool by local women in Peru the children's wear on offer at Ullungene is warm, soft and durable, perfect for the colder months of the year. Forget all you know about itchy wool as alpaca wool is considered as soft as...

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As We Grow, a sustainable story from Iceland.

On my recent trip to Copenhagen I was very excited over discovering a new children's wear brand from Iceland, featuring knits in Alpaca wool for baby and children up to 4 years. The brand As We Grow is inspired by a true story; Carolyn in Amsterdam had this sweater for her son Julian in 2003. Then she passed it on to her friend Tinna on Iceland, for her son Tryggvi. It was then handed down to...

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22 of December, winner of a baby blanket by Lille Lam

The winner of 22th of December and a soft knitted baby blanket by LilleLam is Natalie Goatley! Congratulations! We have sent you an email! Will you please replay with your full name and address to us on: post@littlescandinavian.com and one warming winter essential for your baby will be on it’s way to you! Todays giveaway is warm, high quality baby blanket, knitted in soft merino wool, by...

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The Alpaca Society

A Norwegian secret society is revealed... The Alpaca Society has been dressing children and adults in luxurious and natural garments since 2005, and its about time it's introduced to us and the UK! Only got a few pics from their latest fashion show in Norway, but the collection consists of clothes for babies 0-2y, boys and girls 2-8y, tweens 8-12y and women. The Alpaca Society is members of the...

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In need of a knitting Granny?

I don't know about you but my mum and my mother in law are both very active women still working full time and with very little spare time. We have been lucky enough to receive a few knitted items, but we can't expect new sweaters for every Christmas. The Danes are known for being innovative and entrepreneurial. Karen Leth and Nina Brandi is the creative and hard working ladies behind the brand...

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Natural and simple living with Esencia

Two mothers living in Denmark founded Esencia in 2006. Esencia makes beautiful simple knitted garments from natural products like Alpaca, Llama and organic cotton. All their products are made by people working under the fairtrade principle. It's made with care, with attention to details. And the result is gorgeous. Simple, natural and beautiful. I'll let the picture speak for themselves. Photo:...

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