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Pattern Round Up, Knitting, September 2017

Pattern Round Up – September 2017

Here is our September Round Up highlighting some of our fave patterns that have been released this month. Although we are not sure which season we are currently in on this glorious, warm, late September day we are sharing some winter warmers so we can at least be prepared.  Ghostwood Mittens by Kiyomi Burgin are 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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Pattern Round Up – June 2017

Need some inspiration for a future project? We hope this Round Up will gives you some ideas on what to cast on next! Summer Bursts in June is a sport weight shawl which should appeal to knitters fond of brioche and subtle colour work. The lace sections lighten the whole look of the shawl, giving it a nice summer feel. Read the full article…

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Yarn Shop Day I Thank You

We would like to say a big thank you to all of you who made the effort to come to Brighton over the weekend for Yarn Shop Day, and of course we’d like to thank especially Dani Sunshine and Amy Florence without whom this day wouldn’t have been the same. It’s been an incredibly busy – but exciting 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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Pattern Round Up – March 2017

To keep ourselves in the Spring  mood set up by our last Round Up, this month we’ll continue introducing more light knits made with lovely summer fibers,  enjoy! The Flycatchers Socks by Virginia Sattler-Reimer caught our attention for their unusual lace and cable motifs on the top of the feet. The lace would have the advantage to make the socks Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – October

There is something quite special about autumn and winter knitting, in the making as much as in the resulting product. It makes those cold rainy days somehow more meaningful, the act of creating giving them a new purpose. If you’re lucky to have knitting socials in your town or simply enjoy meeting up with friends Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – May 2016

  I don’t know about you, but here in Brighton those past few weeks have been glorious; warm sunny days are back in our lives along with afternoons down the beach, garden parties and the whole town is pulsing to this pre-summer vibe we all love so. However, as we also know too well, sunshine in UK never Read the full article…