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Understanding Yarn – choosing the right yarn for your project

Knitting patterns are usually written with a certain type of yarn in mind, meaning that the designer has put lots of thought into the characteristics of their chosen yarn as this will impact the finished piece of knitwear considerably. Therefore when choosing yarn for a pattern, it is good to understand the yarn characteristics of the Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – January 2019

January has finally come to an end after what feels like forever. And although January sometimes has its blue moments, there have been some pretty fabulous pattern releases that have cheered us up. Here is our first ever pattern round up of 2019! 1. Novemberist Hat and Novemerist Mitts by Vanessa SmithWe loved this hat as Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – December

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite pattern releases from December and there have been some absolute crackers this month.  Perfect for some cosy Christmas knitting with a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie (or three). 1. Eastwind by Emily Foden from Knits About Winter.There is so much to love about this warm Read the full article…