Hand-Knit Lobster In Red

Karla Courtney

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    • 21st April
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I am a hand-knitter and pattern designer who is inspired by the sea. My father grew up on a a small island off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, where my grandfather caught lobsters.

While I currently live in Brighton, UK, I designed these lobster toys while I was living in Newfoundland myself. These have just the right about of lobster detail, down to the eight walking legs and tiny pinchers :) They are a great size – perfect for cuddling or even using as a neck pillow (which I do often!).

To hand-knit these lobsters at the highest quality I've partnered with Niko International – a sustainable and socially responsible artisan collective in Peru that adheres to the Global Organic Textile Standard and is a provisional member of the World Fair Trade Organization. They are an amazing group of women who knit beautifully using local alpaca wool.

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Materials: Alpaca wool, acrylic (NOTE this is a solid colour wool that may appear different that some Instagram photos that use a flecked wool).

Dimensions: 46cm length

Care instructions: Hand wash in cold water with a detergent suitable for wool. Lay flat to dry. Do not wring.

Not suitable for children under 3.


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Lobster sweaters

Karla Courtney

Brighton, East Sussex

I am a hand-knitter and children's author who is inspired by nature and the sea. I love knitting lobsters, and especially love knitting lobsters in sweaters :) I design all of my items and everything is handmade using fine alpaca wool blends.