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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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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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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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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…

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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…