As We Grow AW16/17 – Beautiful children’s knitwear from Iceland

And when we thought our complete Iceland obsession had reached its climax, As We Grow decided to share their new pieces for next winter with us... We are completely obsessed with Iceland these days. It started with the Icelandic film RAMS (screening in UK cinemas now), followed by the highly addictive crime drama television series on BBC4, 'Trapped'. The series is set in Seyðisfjörður, a...

The Marius Sweater -a Norwegian Icon

In Scandinavia it's still quite common for the children to wear home knitted sweaters and cardigans. "Mariusgenser", Marius Sweater is something most true norwegians own. Designed in 1953 by Unn Soiland (later Dale), founder of Lillunn Design of Norway. She made textile history by designing new patterns, using coloured wool for thick sweaters, very unusual for the time,- making "Norwegian...