Knit wool handbag

Bags, bags, bags

At long last our beautiful wool handbags are now available in the showroom (R1295, we take credit cards!) and will very shortly be on sale in the soon-to-launch online shop. Each bag is individually made from a mohair wool blend

Shuttleworth Weaving at work

I was in KZN recently and made sure I had time to visit Andy and Helen at Shuttleworth Weaving, just outside Nottingham Road. They're seasoned professionals in the wool and weaving world and it was wonderful to have a look

Label-making meditation

Lots of aspects of this business are done by hand, not just the making of the actual product. I print my own product labels (both the swing tags and the sewn-in ones), which means that occasionally I have to sit

Location, location, location

I was out and about in Obs first thing this morning checking out a potential location for the first official cowgirlblues photo shoot. It's going to involve a stylist, a model and the whole nine yards. Not that my family

Hand knitted wool and mohair Valentina shrug

Valentina does Vogue

Vogue Knitting magazine has just run a Magic of Mohair competition and I'm excited to show off my design! I was all a little last minute – I heard about it last Thursday and closing date for entries was today. And while

Making stuff on Monday

Monday wasn't going so well, so to make it better I busied myself on a present for my dear schoolfriend Kate who lives in Denver, Colorado. Since it's getting cold there now, unlike my neighbourhood, I am hoping she'll be