Tag Archives: Knitting

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Thank you EYF18!

We have caught our breath after Edinburgh Yarn Festival, and are reflecting on how much of an amazing time we had whilst looking forward to our long weekend.  So firstly, thank you so much to everyone who came to our stand, the amount of customers who showed love for our brick and mortar shop in Read the full article…

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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…

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The Croft by West Yorkshire Spinners

We have had our latest delivery of West Yorkshire Spinners yarn! Within our box of goodies was The Croft! The Croft is the latest yarn from WYS, they have teamed up with Jamieson & Smith to create a stunning range of  speckle dyed Shetland yarn in an Aran weight. We cant wait to see what it Read the full article…

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Around the Web – August 2017

Our monthly selection from the best bit of around the web.  This week textile artist Imogen Di Sapia has announced she will be exhibiting at ONCA Gallery from the 17th to the 24th of March 2018. Alongside the showcasing of Imogen’s pieces, THE SELKIE: Weaving & the Wild Feminine will also includes a series of talks and Read the full article…

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Podcasts for Knitters and Makers.

For this post we’ve been asking to friends and fellow knitters what in their opinion are the best knitting and sewing podcasts currently being released? We’ve taken note of their suggestions, listened to each them and came back with a selection of 5 programs that have shown both thoughtful content and great delivery. Hope you’ll like them as much 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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Me Made May 2017

Since the beginning of Me Made May 2017, more than 5 thousands photos of amazing hand-made garments have been posted on Instagram!  The variety of these clothes is spectacular and ranges from simple t-shirts to elaborate pairs of jeans and knitwear. They come in all sorts of shapes, fabrics and colours, testifying the incredible creativity of the Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – January 2017

It’s that time of the month again when we like to share with you our favourite patterns recently released onto Ravelry. For this Round Up we dug into textured and colourful knits, with also a touch of crochet and home wears. Enjoy!  First on the list are those lovely socks, Fort Grey by Fiona Alice, published Read the full article…

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Christmas Shopping Ep. 1 – Yarn Free Gifts

When it comes to buy prezzies for knitters, the obvious option is always to get them a selection of yarns, however there are plenty of non-yarn related things that would equally win the heart of your crafty friends and relatives. Here is a selection of four of our favourites items. Give the gift of laughter with the Woollelujah! bag by Read the full article…

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Gift Ideas – Beginners Library

Learning a new craft can sometimes feel daunting, almost impossible but with just a bit of help and the right kind of reading, it wouldn’t take long for a complete beginner to master knitting or crochet. But of course even finding a good textbook isn’t necessarily easy, so we selected four of our favourite publications that Read the full article…