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Tutorial, Blocking, T Pin, Soak Wool Wash

Blocking: what’s it all about and why is it important?

Blocking is one of those words that knitters bandy around and, like lots of knitting and crochet terminology, it doesn’t really mean much until you’ve had it explained. Along with washing, blocking is the final step of your project and it is the step which transforms your project to an accomplished conclusion. There are 2 Read the full article…

Pattern Round Up, February 2020, Meghan Fernandes, Pom pom quarterly

Pattern Round Up – February 2020

Are the storms and rain ever going to stop? At least it is great weather to get lots of guilt-free knitting done. Not that you should ever feel guilty about knitting but somehow the pouring down rain makes it even more enjoyable. This week we’re serving you a short round up with our top 4 Read the full article…

Pattern Round Up, November 2019

Pattern Round Up – November 2019

Autumn and especially November is always a highlight for pattern releases. Not only is it the season for getting all you knitwear out to wear with pride but also the evenings are drawing in and the pull towards your needles is strong. Add to that the impending holiday season and you’ve got yourself the perfect Read the full article…

Natural Dyes, YAK Online Resources

Natural Dyes Explained

As time goes on natural dyes have grown more and more in popularity. They offer a environmentally friendly alternative to synthetic pigments. They give dyers the possibility to create beautiful colours using readily available ingredients and age-old recipes. Like any trend, it comes with its lot of controversies and misconceptions. Today we’re going to debunk Read the full article…