Shawl Along KAL

Why We Love a KAL

We love a good KAL and as our summer shawl-along comes to a close, we’ve been enjoying seeing everyone’s finished shawl photos and reflecting on why we love KALs so much. Firstly, what is a KAL? A KAL or Knitalong is a group of people knitting a project together over a set amount of time Read the full article…

July Pattern Round Up

Pattern Round Up – July 2018

Well, we can’t remember a sunnier July. It has been HOT and in this heat we find ourselves drawn to all things 4 ply. Here are some of our favourite new pattern releases from this month for some of our favourite 4 ply yarns.  Daisy Lady by Stephanie LotvenWe love this summery knit, the easy-to-wear fit Read the full article…

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Around the Web – March 2018

A few things that have made there way into our web space over the last couple of months!   This fab short Ted Talk video from Issac Mizrahi gives a brief insight into the simple button. Pretty much unchanged throughout its history the buttons importance in fashion and functionality has not waived, even when new textile Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – March 2018

At this time of year we often find ourselves with more 4ply yarn than you can shake a stick at. So we have dedicated this months pattern round up to 4ply / fingering weight!  Bolan by Leila Raabe is a gorgeous light tee with lovely sleeve lacey detail. With an interesting construction and a easy Read the full article…

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Thank you EYF18!

We have caught our breath after Edinburgh Yarn Festival, and are reflecting on how much of an amazing time we had whilst looking forward to our long weekend.  So firstly, thank you so much to everyone who came to our stand, the amount of customers who showed love for our brick and mortar shop in Read the full article…

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Who do we want to see at Edinburgh Yarn Festival?

Whilst we are very excited to be bringing you our selection of goodies to EYF, there are so many vendors we cant wait to visit too! (check out our EYF 2018 blog if you missed it!) They are probably some of yours as well… Skein Queen is one of the hand dyers we have in our shop in Read the full article…