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Montbretia, Wendy, Book of Haps, Kate Davies

Summer Holiday Project – Wendy’s Montbretia II

Wendy is close to finishing her Montbretia and it’s going to be gorgeous, in this post she talks about her progress and the enjoyment she has knitting this pattern. I’m definitely not a monogamous knitter and sharing knitting time between several projects means my hap is still very much a work in progress. Although, with less than Read the full article…

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Around the Web – July 2016

  For those interested in learning about Brighton and East Sussex local history there are some places such as Monk’s House – Virginia Woolf’s bohemian pad – or Boots Museum, you should not miss. Ditchling Museum is one of them. Collections on display are smalls although thoughtfully curated, reflecting the work of men and women part of the 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…

Pattern Round Up, July 2016, Summer

Pattern Round Up – July 2016

  Needless to say that with all the patterns released every day on Ravelry, we’re constantly spotting beautiful designs that we would love to cast on ASAP if only we were not already involved in several other projects.  However you, my dear reader, might be looking for something new to start, so we thought it Read the full article…

Book of Haps, Kate Davies, Montbretia, Carol Feller

Summer Holiday Project – Wendy’s Montbretia

Today in the second episode of our summer holidays trilogy, Wendy introduces us to her latest knitting project!   As a big fan of Ravelry I don’t tend to buy many knitting books. However, a quick flick through the new Kate Davies The Book of Haps had me standing at the till purse in hand! Along with Read the full article…

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Pots about Jersey Be Good

  Since we received the Jersey Be Good, there has been many of you asking what could be made with this interesting yarn. Due to its structure – the yarn is made of 3cm wide strips of jersey cotton – it offers a unique finish and works greatly with a wide array of designs, from home-wear, to accessories and Read the full article…