Friday, 27 February 2009
You can order your very own pair of the original mittens (see the story below on our post of the 25th February) from our website www.ruthcross.com/acatalog/accessories.html we have had rather a lot of orders but are working through them as fast as we can and eventually you will have your own pair just like Bellas!!!
Thursday, 26 February 2009
Once upon a time in a small cathedral city in England, a knitwear company was born. A girl called Ruth left University and started designing knitwear which she showed to shops and made it to order for them. One of these shops was Aubergine in Portland Oregon in the USA and this is where Wendy Chuck, costume designer bought a long pair of cabled mittens in Drab Bronze. Wendy used the mittens for the costume of Bella in Twilight and a cult was born.
However, nobody told Ruth that her mittens had found such fame and were adored everywhere, until a lovely lady called Vanessa tracked her down in her search for a pair like Bellas. On Wednesday 21st January 2009 we realised what had happened, dug out our old pattern book and called the mill to find out if the yarn was still available. Everything was ready, now all we needed was some orders......
The rest is history and we would like to thank every single one of you Twi- Hard Twilighters out there, we think you're great and hope you enjoy our original Bellas mittens.
We invite you to upload a picture of you in your Bellas mittens with a bit about you to add to our Blog- gallery!