Pattern Round Up, August 2020, Nadine Cretin Lechenne, Debbie Ford, Jeanette Sloane

Pattern Round Up: August 2020

Can you believe it’s already September? If the return of Autumn knitting is usually a pleasant prospect, this year we wouldn’t mind enjoying the warmth of an Indian summer for a little while longer. In this round up we’ll celebrate these last opportunities for wearing shorts and t shirts through a collection of light lacy Read the full article…

Sandnes Garn, Alpakka Ull, Worsted, Alpaca, Wool, Norway, Aran

Inspirations from Norway

Ever since we received them we’ve been loving our beautiful Sandnes Garn Alpakka, Merinoull and Alpakka Ull. An icon of the Norwegian wool industry, Sandnes Garn are renowned for their high quality yet affordable yarns and their elegant pattern designs. Less known in the UK they recently gain prominence through their collaboration with established designers like PetiteKnit. Here follows our top fun Read the full article…

Knitting Needls, Beginner Tips, Tools, ChiaoGoo, Hiya Hiya

YAK Beginner Guide to: Needles

Interchangeables, circulars, DPNs, straights, bamboo, steel: there are so many options when it comes to needles and as a beginner it can be overwhelming. Although finding the right needles is mostly a matter of personal preference there are definitely key characteristics to think about when getting a new pair. 1. Straight Needles. The traditional needles Read the full article…

Pattern Round Up, June 2020

Pattern Round Up – June 2020

Our monthly round-up of our favourite Ravelry releases! (c) Sari Norland Sari Nordlund has designed a quintessentially Monica Geller top that will delight the fans of the show. First spotted in the episode The One With The Ick Factor, short sleeves pullovers became a staple of Monica’s wardrobe during the show first season. Keep it light and cool Read the full article…