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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…

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YAKcardi: Baby Knit Kits

  I don’t know about where you are but in Brighton there are babies being born left, right and centre. I personally don’t know much about babies themselves but what I do know is that there isn’t anything much cuter than baby clothes. They’re quick to knit, don’t take much yarn and of course make Read the full article…

Pattern Round up June

Pattern Round Up | June

  It is hotting up here in Brighton and I took my first dip in the sea yesterday! We all know however that is neccessary to take advantage of such weather here in the UK when we can because right on queue it is now raining again. But personally I’m more than happy to have the Read the full article…