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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…

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An Interview with Imogen Di Sapia

Imogen Di Sapia, the lady behind the exhibition The Selkie; Weaving and The Wild Feminine gives us more information about her passion, her learning and what led to the creation of her new exhibition… Yak: Reading your blog and website we have read about your time with fashion designers and costume making, does what you’re Read the full article…

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EYF 2018

In just over a couple of weeks we will be heading on up to Edinburgh Yarn Festival. But this year we are not just visiting… We will be exhibiting! We have our very own stand, and plan on filling it to the rafters with lots of fabulous yarns and other essentials for knitters. Its an Read the full article…

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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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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Around the Web – September 2017

Our monthly selection from the best bit of around the web.  As John Lewis this week announces that their own brand Children’s cothing range will no longer be named Boys and Girls, and the movement towards more gender neutral clothing world wide we got thinking about our knits and how stitch patterns, shapes and colour could be interpreted Read the full article…

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Around the Web – August 2017

Our monthly selection from the best bit of around the web.  This week textile artist Imogen Di Sapia has announced she will be exhibiting at ONCA Gallery from the 17th to the 24th of March 2018. Alongside the showcasing of Imogen’s pieces, THE SELKIE: Weaving & the Wild Feminine will also includes a series of talks and Read the full article…