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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…

socks feature

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…

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…

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…

YARN the Movie

YARN: The Movie – Screening & KAL

On the 9th of October, Duke’s at Komedia will screen YARN, a documentary by Una Lorenzen, co-directed with Thordur Johnson and Heather Millard. YARN explores the relationship between arts & crafts and fine arts by following international artists who brought yarns into the street through wool graffiti, circus performances and structural designs, giving a new dimension Read the full article…

Juniper KAL

Juniper by Veera Välimäki – Unwind KAL

  Late to the party as ever, I have (naively?) decided to join one of the Unwind knit-a-longs happening over on Ravelry.  Among all of the lovely KALs going on I decided on Juniper, by Veer Välimäki.   A lightweight top down jumper, it may be classic and simple to look at but this jumper has a really Read the full article…