Gudrun & Gudrun Blog

21 October 2016
IT WASN’T JUST WOMEN WHO KNITTED IN THE FAROES BACK IN THE DAY. KNITTING WAS ESSENTIAL AND WAS A JOB FOR EVERYONE, NO MATTER AGE OR GENDER. SO MUCH SO THAT IT WAS NORMAL THAT CHILDREN HAD TO KNIT A CERTAIN NUMBER OF “ROW...

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12 October 2016
INTRODUCING THE CAPSULE MENSWEAR COLLECTION FROM HAND KNIT SPECIALISTS GUÐRUN & GUÐRUN. IN THIS COLLECTION SAM LAMBERT AND SHAKA MAIDOH, THE DUO BEHIND ARTCOMESFIRST WERE CONSULTED AND WORKED ON THE CREATIVE DIRECTION OF...

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23 September 2016
LET’S THEN IMAGINE THE INVENTION OF A NEW FABRIC; A NEW FIBRE WITH A SEEMINGLY MIRACULOUS RANGE OF PROPERTIES. A FABRIC THAT GROWS INDEPENDENTLY, ONLY NEEDING GRASS AND WATER.

THE CRITERIA FOR THIS NEW FABRIC...

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09 September 2016
THIS SUMMER INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES DID A PIECE ABOUT OUR WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT PROJECT IN JORDAN. THE ARTICLE WAS ABOUT HOW JORDANIAN WOMEN HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO DO WORK FOR GUÐRUN & GUÐRUN TO EARN MONEY AND STILL ...

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02 September 2016
HAND KNITS REQUIRE A SET OF HANDS, AND BETWEEN THEM THE TWO GUÐRUNS ONLY HAVE TWO… THAT’S WHY WE HAVE SEVERAL AMAZING KNITTING LADIES TIED TO OUR BRAND. IN ADDITION TO OUR FAROESE KNITTING LADIES AND OUR DANISH CHARITY K...

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25 August 2016
LAST WEEK’S BLOG POST TOLD ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF WOOL AND KNITTING IN THE FAROE ISLANDS. WOOL WAS THE MAIN SOURCE FOR CLOTHING ON THE ISLANDS AND THE PRODUCTION WAS MADE BY BOTH MEN AND WOMEN AROUND THE HEARTH IN THE R...

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09 August 2016
VERY FEW THINGS GROW ON THE SMALL ARCHIPELAGO IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC AND FOR CENTURIES THE SEA AND MOUNTAINS HAVE BEEN THE ONLY FOOD SOURCE THERE. VEGETATION IS SPARSE, THERE ARE NO TREES AND ONLY RHUBARB AND POTATOES SEE...

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01 July 2016
GUÐRUN RÓGVADÓTTIR, GUÐRUN & GUÐRUN’S COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR, IS A DECISIVE AND CONFIDENT WOMAN WHO LIKES TO JUGGLE FAMILY LIFE WITH BUSINESS MEETINGS HALFWAY ACROSS THE GLOBE. GROWING UP IN THE CAPITAL OF THE FAROE ISLANDS ...

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20 June 2016
WELCOME TO OUR NEW BLOG! WE’LL BEGIN SHARING STORIES FROM THE GUÐRUN & GUÐRUN UNIVERSE REGULARLY ON THIS BLOG - STARTING WITH THE TWO NAMESAKES BEHIND THE BRAND. GUÐRUN LUDVIG IS A DREAMY AND CRAFTY DESIGNER WITH ...

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