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Sexy Monkey

And even more fan photos this week!  This time from a local friend, Sarah Pickering, who is one of a rare breed of Canadians living in Cambodia.  We lot have to stick together, eh?  And only Canadians will understand just how cool, and sexy, these photos are!

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Pig on a Loom

Next up in our series fantastic fan photography from around the world, we have the story of a little piggy that went to the UK.  This little piggy pig snuck into a shipment of Goel fabric we sent to our friend Ingrid, of Lilou Colours, and has been having a wild time since he got […]

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Fan Photos from Amsterdam

We love getting photos of our little critters in their new lives.  The following are taken by our friends in Amsterdam around the time of the World Cup (hence the flags).  FYI:  Yumi is our amazing designer, marketing guru, and all round adviser.  She makes us as cool as we are. Aletta and Yumi with […]

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The Youngest Knitter

Yesterday, my friend Colin came into CK with his daugher, Ravi.  Ravi is 6 years old and visited the CK workshop with her dad the day before.  They decided to come again cause I had missed meeting them and she was keen to see the knitty action and, of course, to see the toys again. […]

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YARN!!!

As you may remember from previous posts, that finding yarn has been a real issue for us. I actually started the search weeks before we were due to run out of our current yarn supply and it’s a good thing I did. Only yesterday did that epic search come to an end! For weeks I […]

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Angels and Angles

I remember being in an Eastern European literature class and my favourite university professor asking us if we believed in ‘engines’.  I was so confused and looked around the class to see if anyone else was.  They all looked comfortable agreeing or disagreeing with the questions.  I just couldn’t understand how anyone could NOT believe […]

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More knitters join the team

Since a few months after we began working at Toul Sambo, other community members who did not join the training have been asking if we will do more training and hire more knitters.  We haven’t been in a position to do so but informed them that once we expand and increase our sales, we will […]

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Learning Cables and Arans

A few weeks back my wonderful and talented seestor in Canada, sent us a copy of the Harmony Guides Cables and Arans book. We’d been slowly working our way through the Lace and Eyelets book and after teaching a simple cable, it seemed the knitters were keen for more. So I put in a request […]

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Magnificient Magnetic Monkeys

Our wonderful friend and supporter, Veronica Sherman of Happily Made in Cambodia has recently spurred us into a new product direction.   A few months back, she took dozens of our finger puppets back to Australia for some sales she organized to promote fairly made, Cambodian products including her own line of clothes.  The finger puppets […]

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