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A history in Christmas Jumpers

For the first time this year we are hosting a Christmas Jumper Along, starting this weekend, with Suzanne Stallard our wonderful teacher. There will be 4 sessions in which you will be assisted in choosing a project, encouraged and helped with your knitted item. Please note, your jumper/cardigan does not have to be Christmas themed Read the full article…

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Knitting School – Autumn Term

It’s never too late to arm yourself with new skills. Especially if it’s to learn something as cool as knitting or crochet. This Autumn we’ll have a series of Learn to Knit and Next Steps in Knitting classes running from September to November. In Learn to Knit, students are taught the basics of the craft; cast on, knit, purl and Read the full article…

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Completed Project: Somewhere Inbetween

At the beginning of this year we were really excited to have Dani Sunshine join the team at YAK as a knitting teacher. She instructs all of our beginner classes including Learn to Knit and Next Steps in Knitting.   Dani designed the Inbetweener Shawl and Hat to accompany the Next Steps in Knitting class Read the full article…

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Back to School – Spring Term Classes

Now the frenzy of the festive season has ended, we’ve finally been able to upload our new class timetable for the following three months. Sadly our tutor Peri won’t be with us again this term as she’d like to focus on her pattern design work. However, as every cloud has its silver lining, we’re really happy Read the full article…

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Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside…

  Shop sample turned workshop series, a completed project and a blanket knit a long. When Suzanne brought her original Seaside Sundae blanket that was featured in Pom Pom Quarterly 2 summers ago into the shop it wasn’t long before I was choosing yarn and colours to make a shop sample. We had just taken delivery Read the full article…

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Even Further North: Cumbria Through the Eyes of Bristol Ivy

  Another new yarn to introduce this week, two actually. Keeping with the theme of British breeds and northern England inspired colours we’ve stocked up on Cumbria and Cumbria Fingering the newest yarns by The Fibre Company. It comes in 2 weights, worsted and a heavy fingering. We love that masham is being celebrated in Read the full article…