mini to the max...

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Last weeks Hypermarket at SWG3 was the busiest and best yet. It is so wonderful to see so many talented makers in one place.

The one that maybe brought the biggest smile to my face was Mini McGhee. Every single thing on their stand was delightful. I oohed and aahed for the longest time.

Nicola McGhee produces the most perfect things.

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Mini McGhee nurtures contemporary and vintage influences to create a modern Scottish knitwear and gift brand for baby, child and nursery. Their luxury pieces, inspired by traditional knitwear and handcraft skills, are made by hand or by local heritage mills and will become treasured keepsakes for generations to come. Buy well, last longer. 

As a knitwear designer originally from Glasgow, Nicola McGhee was looking for a suitable baby gift for a friend and colleague in New York that captured the spirit and warmth of her homeland Scotland. There were plenty of traditional baby blankets but nothing was celebrating the contemporary modern culture from the city of Glasgow, where she was born. Having studied at The Glasgow School of Art she was eager to celebrate this spirit and with that Mini McGhee was born...

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These wonderful blankets are 'modern keepsakes'. Made of the softest cotton and lambswool they are designed to be soft and cozy against the softest of skins...

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I was totally smitten with her Handmade crochet toys. They all have the most darling faces and every one is unique

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Rabbie McCuddles - Handmade Crochet Toy Bunny £42.00
Rabbie looks worried, but actually he’s plotting his next trick. He’s always got something up his sleeve! Handmade in Glasgow, all the McCuddles are unique and you will never find two the same. He’s a lovable, cuddly crochet toy snug in his gift box and great gift for babies and children. Rabbie will become a favourite toy and best friend for life.
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Last but by no means least her knitwear is colourful and cool for every small head and neck...

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Queen Marie