Welcome to YAK - a destination for knitters.

YAK is the hub of the knitting and crochet community online and in Brighton. All things yarn and knitting are our forte and we are here to keep you up to date with the most beautiful hand dyed yarns, the latest patterns and the most exciting innovative tools on the market.
YAK has a thoughtfully sourced range of products all taken from ethically minded, independent companies. We are a champion of British suppliers and like to celebrate British mills and hand dyers from across the UK. Our products that come from further afield have been responsibly chosen for their innovative and luxurious qualities. So whether you want a hand dyed silk blend from Yorkshire, a soft merino from Devon or a traditional Shetland wool, we have something for everyone.
We aim to be an inspirational place for new and experienced knitters alike. We ship all over the world.

All of our products can be found via the drop down menus above. If you have any questions please go to our contact page and drop us a line, we would love to hear from you.

Welcome to YAK - a destination for knitters.

YAK is the hub of the knitting and crochet community online and in Brighton. All things yarn and knitting are our forte and we are here to keep you up to date with the most beautiful hand dyed yarns, the latest patterns and the most exciting innovative tools on the market.
YAK has a thoughtfully sourced range of products all taken from ethically minded, independent companies. We are a champion of British suppliers and like to celebrate British mills and hand dyers from across the UK. Our products that come from further afield have been responsibly chosen for their innovative and luxurious qualities. So whether you want a hand dyed silk blend from Yorkshire, a soft merino from Devon or a traditional Shetland wool, we have something for everyone.
We aim to be an inspirational place for new and experienced knitters alike. We ship all over the world.

All of our products can be found via the drop down menus above. If you have any questions please go to our contact page and drop us a line, we would love to hear from you.

Featured Products

Summer Knitting

Summer is coming! To celebrate the return of the warm and sunny weather, today we are going to look at yarns and patterns that will hopefully inspire you to create lovely spring and summer projects. We’ve just uploaded some fab new yarns we can’t wait to show you. Our most recent addition is a DK Read the full article…

Yarn in Review: Beiroa

  In our Yarn in Review series we ask for your opinion. Today we talked to Iñes about Beiroa a yarn from Retrosaria, wonderfully rustic and spun from the fleece of Bordaleira sheep who live on the slopes of the Serra da Estrela. We spotted her gorgeous version of Cicely by Jemima Bicknell which featured in Pom Pom Quarterly Read the full article…

Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside…

  Shop sample turned workshop series, a completed project and a blanket knit a long. When Suzanne brought her original Seaside Sundae blanket that was featured in Pom Pom Quarterly 2 summers ago into the shop it wasn’t long before I was choosing yarn and colours to make a shop sample. We had just taken delivery Read the full article…

Even Further North: Cumbria Through the Eyes of Bristol Ivy

  Another new yarn to introduce this week, two actually. Keeping with the theme of British breeds and northern England inspired colours we’ve stocked up on Cumbria and Cumbria Fingering the newest yarns by The Fibre Company. It comes in 2 weights, worsted and a heavy fingering. We love that masham is being celebrated in Read the full article…