interview with a shepherdess - barcombe romneys

Being a shepherdess: YAK interviews Susanna Steer, owner of Barcombe Romneys

This week we got to spend a sunny morning on a beautiful Sussex farm with shepherdess Susanna Steer and her flock of sheep. Susanna has over 20 years experience in farming sheep and we loved hearing about all about wool production and what it is like to be a shepherdess. The first thing that struck Read the full article…

Pattern Round Up August

Pattern Round Up – August 2018

As the seasons change and Autumn approaches, we are enjoying knitting for the cooler weather in warm Autumnal shades. Here are our favourite new pattern releases from August. The Throwback by Andrea MowryA good cardigan is the perfect trans-seasonal piece and this one has gone straight to the top of our Ravelry queues. We think this Read the full article…

Shawl Along KAL

Why We Love a KAL

We love a good KAL and as our summer shawl-along comes to a close, we’ve been enjoying seeing everyone’s finished shawl photos and reflecting on why we love KALs so much. Firstly, what is a KAL? A KAL or Knitalong is a group of people knitting a project together over a set amount of time Read the full article…

July Pattern Round Up

Pattern Round Up – July 2018

Well, we can’t remember a sunnier July. It has been HOT and in this heat we find ourselves drawn to all things 4 ply. Here are some of our favourite new pattern releases from this month for some of our favourite 4 ply yarns.  Daisy Lady by Stephanie LotvenWe love this summery knit, the easy-to-wear fit Read the full article…