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Birthday Bonanza!

On January the 20th we will be celebrating our 3rd birthday at YAK. Over the last 3 years  in our lovely bricks and mortar shop we have grown into our beautiful space nestled in Brighton’s famous North Laine. Filling our walls with wool and notions, opening our doors for our weekly knit night and teaching Read the full article…

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Knitting School – Winter Term

Want to start the New Year off by learning a new skill or being given the tools to master an ancient art? We have just released our class schedule for this Winter term.  These are last years graduates having just completed (or almost 😉 ) their Jumper Along! The jumper along class spans over 10 Read the full article…

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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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Completed Project | Smitten Kitten Mittens

Pattern: MissyC by JennyPenny.Yarn: Jamieson & Smith, 2ply Jumper Weight    54 Charcoal Grey, 1A Off White I always find gift knitting a challenge. It’s never challenging to find patterns, or choosing yarn. The challenge is in the giving away. It’s the year of 30th birthdays amongst my school friends, meaning a year of parties and general confusion as Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – October 2017

Our Pattern Round Up of October releases. This month as we finally hit a cold snap we have got lots of patterns to share with you for inspirational winter knitting (and crochet!).  Bendigo Hat by Jessica Gore looks to be the prefect winter hat, relatively simple with some fun texture and pattern this hat uses Read the full article…

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Around The Web – October 2017

Our monthly selection from the best bits around the web.  Over the last few years, Karen Templar of Fringe Association and Proprietor of Fringe Supply, has been celebrating Slow Fashion October. We wanted to share with you Karen’s blog. Her pieces are written so thoughtfully and conscientiously. Slow fashion is important to us here at YAK, both the Read the full article…