Welcome to the Pocket Book from The Stitch Society for the 15th November, packed full of warming ideas for the chilly days of November.

  • Garden


Late autumn or early winter is the perfect time to sit with your gardening catalogues and plan a fabulous garden for next spring and summer. Laura Dunkley who runs From Britain With Love, shares her experiences of developing a cutting garden in her garden. Click HERE to read her story for inspiration.






  • Duffle Coat


A duffle coat can be worn over almost anything. Suits, school uniforms, kilts. Loved by establishment figures and counter-culture icons alike, it’s probably one of the most democratic designs in our wardrobes.

The duffle’s enduring appeal is surely thanks to its simplicity and practicality, largely unchanged for over a century. Toast explore the origins of this iconic garment. Click HERE for the full story.



  • Read



For those dark evenings, here are the list of 100 much read books to keep you busy… click HERE for inspiration.






  • Design



Clarissa Hulse talks about her love of Autumn and how the season has influenced her work. Click HERE to read more.








  • Visit



Don’t forget we will be at Holmfirth ArtFest this weekend in the Civic Hall, Holmfirth with a whole host of other artists and makers. Open from 10-5 on Saturday and 10-4 on Sunday, this will be our last show before our Open Studios on the 30th November and 1st December so do come along and say hello.




We hope you enjoyed the Pocket Book for 15th November. Please let us know if there is anything you would like to be included. Have a great weekend.



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