Conversation Feature

South Downs Magic; In Conversation with Louise Spong of South Downs Yarn & Imogen Di Sapia of Bright Moon Weaving Studio

Following on from our post last week introducing Imogen Di Sapia’s new exhibition and pop up event here at YAK I am thrilled to publish this conversation between Imgoen and Louise. They talk in depth about the wonderful Southdown fleece and Louise gives us a fantastic insight into the journey she took to produce South Downs Yarn, her Read the full article…

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The Selkie; Weaving and The Wild Feminine by Imogen Di Sapia

On March the 17th 2018 we will be holding a very special pop up shop with Imogen Di Sapia in store at YAK where she will be launching Bright Moon Yarn. We will be show-casing her beautiful collaborative hand spun yarns and hand woven textiles. Alongside Imgoen’s hand spun yarn we will also be hosting Louise Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – January 2018

January’s knitting in our part of the world is all about creating a cosy layer to keep away those January blues! After the deadlines of gift knitting  and the excitement of the holidays we have been looking forward to things to knit for our selves. These are our most fave patterns which have been released Read the full article…

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Around the Web – January 2018

For our first Around the Web of the year we thought we would share with you encouraging, light hearted and useful blogs and news stories to kick the new year’s internet findings.  Firstly we found these incredible works of art on The Guardians website. Local Brighton photographer Joseph Ford has teamed up with Brighton based knitter Read the full article…

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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…