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Socks Socks Socks!

We are so proud of all our recent Grow a Pair sock knitters that we are bursting with pride and inspiration to cast on all the socks! Each student walked away with at least one mini knitted sock, mastering all the essential techniques for your first pair of socks. Stretchy cast on’s, magic loop, heel Read the full article…

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Tutorial – How to Knit Nupps

Kate and I have been knitting lots of bobbles lately. Really a lot. Kate finished her last cardi, Ronn by Karin Weststrand  while I am half way through the Viaduct shawl by Beata Jezek. Bobbles – also known as Estonian nupp – are often found in lace patterns and there are several possible ways to knit them. Here is a review Read the full article…

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WATG Macrame Kits – Review

Macrame seems to be everywhere. Not only thousands of images of pot hangers, bracelets, hand bags and hangings are flooding social media everyday, but there’s also more and more of you coming to the shop asking for macrame supplies. As we do not like to be left out, we’ve decided to give it a go and try Read the full article…

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Completed Project: Snæfellsnes Jumper

About a year ago I went to visit a friend in Iceland and ever since I came back I’ve been slightly obsessed with the idea of knitting myself an Icelandic jumper similar to those I came across in Reykjavik yarn shops. Being from Basque Country – where the need for heavy knitwear is pretty limited – Read the full article…

Dove, 100% Jacob DK, Kim Hargreaves, Rowan Pattern

Yarn in Review – Jacobs DK

Three weeks ago we introduced you to this wonderful breed of sheep that is Jacob.  Jacobs can be commonly seen grazing all over the country and is usually a good breed to look for when you want to buy a yarn made from 100% British wool. Spun in Yorkshire, the West Yorkshire Spinners – 100% Jacob DK is one of Read the full article…

Heart on My Sleeve, Tin Can Knits

Tin Can Knits – Heart On My Sleeve: Knit With Care

On Tuesday Tin Can Knits released Heart On My Sleeve: Knit With Care, a book of patterns designed in collaboration with Shannon Cook, Romi Hill, Bristol Ivy, Tanis Lavallee, Joji Locatelli, Jane Richmond, and Ysolda Teague, to fund raise money on the behalf of the Against Malaria Fund. It includes 8 sweater patterns, all sized from newborn to adult 4XL, Read the full article…

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New Year Cast On – Follow Up

Two weeks ago, we invited you to share on Instagram your first knitting project of 2017 by using the hashtag #newyearcaston. We were really pleased to see how many of you answered to the call, so we thought it would be nice to show everyone’s progresses in a short blog post.   Tanya has been super Read the full article…

Una Lorenzen, Komedia, Yarn: the movie

YARN: The Movie KAL

There is only two days before the screening of YARN: the movie,  at the Komedia. We are already a little bunch of knitters who’ve planed to attend the event and we’d love to see as many people as possible joining us for the charity KAL. As we already explained in our previous post, items knitted during the KAL Read the full article…