Here are four fascinating facts for you:
- The Danish alphabet has three letters in it that the English alphabet doesn’t. Do you know what they are?
- You Google Danish Sewing Box at your peril.
- My new favourite local business is Blomst. Points out of ten if you know what that name means!
- Night time temperatures in Herning, home of Stoff & Stil , are currently -13. Brrrrr!
Why should I care about temperatures in Denmark? Because in a few days from now, I’ll be flying there to visit Stoff & Stil. I’m fascinated to learn more about a business that has dedicated 37 years to design and textile. I’ve never seen anywhere before that stocks Beaver Nylon, an Octopus pattern or Whale jersey.
Other than asking them about their clear love of animals, do you have any other questions you’d like me to ask whilst I’m there? Any tips for things to do or how to stay warm?
To help me get excited, I’m hosting a UK giveaway for The Little Book of Hygge from Danish author, Meik Wiking. This is an Amazon bestseller with over 220 reader reviews!
I’m sure all my UK friends will be aware of the Hygge phenomenon that’s swept the country. Though for anyone who sews or knits, I think we already knew how to stay cosy.
To enter the giveaway, all you need to do is leave a comment below letting me know what your favourite fabric is on the Stoff & Stil website. The giveaway ends on Wednesday 18 January at midnight GMT. It’s UK only, as books are heavy!
Finally, a thank you to all the people who entered my corduroy giveaway. Our winner is the 100th person to leave a comment, Kate. I’ll be in touch for an email address!