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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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Pattern Round Up – February 2018

This months Pattern Round Up featurs lots of cold weather items! With the storm and crazy weather this week all we have been thinking about are cost knits. We can look forward to springy knit items next month. For now, pass us our big woolly WIPS! Firstly are Amanda Reversible Mitts by Yvonne B Thorsen. 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…

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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…