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Achievable Knits for Christmas!

Can you believe its just over two weeks till Christmas! We here at the shop have started on a few Christmas knits, with the help of the Knit Night Extremities KAL and our knitting pals encouragement we are busy making gifts for our loved ones! If you need any encouragement head over to our Ravelry Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – November 2017

Its time for our November Pattern Round Up where we try and decide some of our fave patterns which have come out this month! Its hit a cold snap and we are looking for layers! The more knitted layers the better please.  Tensho by Beatrice Perron Dahlen is a gorgeous yoked pull over knit from the Read the full article…

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Holiday Field Bags from The Fringe Supply Co.

Oh boy have we been spoilt with this years Holiday Field Bag! We are so excited to share with you two new editions of Field Bags from Fringe Supply Co. We received our jut in time for their launch today! We all know how amazing the original plain canvas Field Bags are, with their handy pockets and pouches, tough fabric and Read the full article…

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New publications from Pom Pom!

We have had a fabulous delivery this week from the gals at Pom Pom Quarterly and Pom Pom Press. As well as the new winter issue of Pom Pom Quarterly, (in which we want to knit everything! Cables and colour work, woah!). You can find this issue along with many back issues. We loved the Read the full article…

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Socks Socks Socks!

We are so proud of all our recent Grow a Pair sock knitters that we are bursting with pride and inspiration to cast on all the socks! Each student walked away with at least one mini knitted sock, mastering all the essential techniques for your first pair of socks. Stretchy cast on’s, magic loop, heel Read the full article…

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Know your sheep – The Rambouillet

As we welcome our latest yarn; Vale by Brooklyn Tweed we are taking a closer look into the breed of sheep that it is made from. Brooklyn Tweed, the yarn aficionado’s pride themselves in using American wool as well as it being manufactured in America. Rambouillet also known as the Spanish Merino is the fleece chosen for Read the full article…

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The Croft by West Yorkshire Spinners

We have had our latest delivery of West Yorkshire Spinners yarn! Within our box of goodies was The Croft! The Croft is the latest yarn from WYS, they have teamed up with Jamieson & Smith to create a stunning range of  speckle dyed Shetland yarn in an Aran weight. We cant wait to see what it Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – August 2017

This months Pattern Round Up shows which way we are currently thinking! The crunchy and vivid colours of Autumn and items to start layering with.  Our first layer of today is the Burnished Night Hap by Sonja Bargielowska.  This lovely shawl is knit in a light fingering weight yarn on larger needles, creating a light and Read the full article…

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A Chat with Skein Queen

We are super excited to have Skein Queen at YAK!We have two ranges, Crush is a hardy sock yarn using Superwash Merino Wool and Nylon. The yarn is super soft and given a high twist to add to its durability. Crush comes in a wide range of colours. A pair of socks suited to everyone in these punchy and Read the full article…