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Imogen Di Sapia, Hazel Tindall, Tessa Perlow, Brooklyn Tweed, Summer of Lace, KAL, Around the Web

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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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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Tutorial – How to Knit Nupps

Kate and I have been knitting lots of bobbles lately. Really a lot. Kate finished her last cardi, Ronn by Karin Weststrand  while I am half way through the Viaduct shawl by Beata Jezek. Bobbles – also known as Estonian nupp – are often found in lace patterns and there are several possible ways to knit them. Here is a review Read the full article…

Inbetweener Feature

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…

Zinone Feature

Summer Holiday Project – Kate’s Zinone II

  Part two of Kate’s Zinone top, let’s see how she’s getting on… Wales was great, I spent some lovely time with my family and I got to meet some llamas at the Blackrock Llama Centre. Now back to reality unfortunately means less knitting time – sad face. I am however pretty pleased with where I Read the full article…

Beach Tank, Jess Schreibstein, Wool and the Gang, Shiny Happy Cotton, Malabrigo Lace

Summer Holiday Project – Eugenie’s Beach Tank II

This past month, each member of YAK has introduced you to their summer holliday project. Eugenie has finished hers a little while ago and is ready to give you some feedback. Being fairly new to the world of knitting – even though my Nan taught me basic knitting at the age of 6, I only really Read the full article…

Lights Featured

Lantern Lights | A Sneaky Preview

  This Thursday we will be launching a special exclusive at YAK. A limited edition yarn and pattern kit which brings together two wonderful designers, one of yarn and one of patterns. They are, The Uncommon Thread and Joji Locatelli and the kit is Sumptuous Lantern Lights – a kit to make a hat, for Read the full article…