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Yarn Shop Day I Thank You

We would like to say a big thank you to all of you who made the effort to come to Brighton over the weekend for Yarn Shop Day, and of course we’d like to thank especially Dani Sunshine and Amy Florence without whom this day wouldn’t have been the same. It’s been an incredibly busy – but exciting Read the full article…

ringe Supply Co., Porter Bin, Project Bag

Fringe Supply Co. – The Porter Bin

It’s been weeks – nay, months – we’ve been drooling over the latest project bag by the Fringe Supply Co.; the Porter Bin Project Bag. With all the beautiful photos posted by Karen Templer on social media, it’s been a real tease to wait until we received our last order from the Fringe Supply Co. to be finally able Read the full article…

Inbetweener Feature

Completed Project: Somewhere Inbetween

At the beginning of this year we were really excited to have Dani Sunshine join the team at YAK as a knitting teacher. She instructs all of our beginner classes including Learn to Knit and Next Steps in Knitting.   Dani designed the Inbetweener Shawl and Hat to accompany the Next Steps in Knitting class Read the full article…

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Around the Web – March 2017

Our selection of the best bits from around the web this month… After landing on the cover of Time Magazine, the Pussy Hat has taken over the runway of  Missoni Fall 2017 show last Saturday during Milan Fashion Week. For the finale, all the Missoni models came back on stage wearing pink  pussy hats which featured the couture house Read the full article…

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New Year Cast On – Follow Up

Two weeks ago, we invited you to share on Instagram your first knitting project of 2017 by using the hashtag #newyearcaston. We were really pleased to see how many of you answered to the call, so we thought it would be nice to show everyone’s progresses in a short blog post.   Tanya has been super Read the full article…

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Around the Web – January 2017

Our selection of the best bits from around the web this month… On the 21st of January, Donald Trump will take office as president of the United States. The same morning, a Women-led March will take place in Washington DC  to protest for the protection of fundamental human rights, the safety and health of our planet and to show support Read the full article…

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Gift Ideas – Beginners Library

Learning a new craft can sometimes feel daunting, almost impossible but with just a bit of help and the right kind of reading, it wouldn’t take long for a complete beginner to master knitting or crochet. But of course even finding a good textbook isn’t necessarily easy, so we selected four of our favourite publications that Read the full article…

Ditchling Museum, Ethel Mairet, Dyeing Now, Exhibition

Dyeing Now – Contemporary Makers Celebrate Ethel Mairet’s Legacy

By establishing itself in Ditchling in 1920, the Guild of Saint Joseph and Saint Dominic made of this small Sussex village, a vibrant creative hub attracting artists and craftsmen from all around the country. Today from the Guild only remains Ditchling Museum, a small but thoughtfully curated gallery space dedicated in exhibiting the work of men and women who were once part Read the full article…