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All our YAK events. Including knitting classes, Knitalongs, trunk shows and everything going on in your local Brighton yarn shop.

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…

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EYF 2018

In just over a couple of weeks we will be heading on up to Edinburgh Yarn Festival. But this year we are not just visiting… We will be exhibiting! We have our very own stand, and plan on filling it to the rafters with lots of fabulous yarns and other essentials for knitters. Its an Read the full article…

Conversation Feature

South Downs Magic; In Conversation with Louise Spong of South Downs Yarn & Imogen Di Sapia of Bright Moon Weaving Studio

Following on from our post last week introducing Imogen Di Sapia’s new exhibition and pop up event here at YAK I am thrilled to publish this conversation between Imgoen and Louise. They talk in depth about the wonderful Southdown fleece and Louise gives us a fantastic insight into the journey she took to produce South Downs Yarn, her Read the full article…

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The Selkie; Weaving and The Wild Feminine by Imogen Di Sapia

On March the 17th 2018 we will be holding a very special pop up shop with Imogen Di Sapia in store at YAK where she will be launching Bright Moon Yarn. We will be show-casing her beautiful collaborative hand spun yarns and hand woven textiles. Alongside Imgoen’s hand spun yarn we will also be hosting Louise Read the full article…

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Birthday Bonanza!

On January the 20th we will be celebrating our 3rd birthday at YAK. Over the last 3 years  in our lovely bricks and mortar shop we have grown into our beautiful space nestled in Brighton’s famous North Laine. Filling our walls with wool and notions, opening our doors for our weekly knit night and teaching Read the full article…

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Knitting School – Winter Term

Want to start the New Year off by learning a new skill or being given the tools to master an ancient art? We have just released our class schedule for this Winter term.  These are last years graduates having just completed (or almost 😉 ) their Jumper Along! The jumper along class spans over 10 Read the full article…

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Knitting School – Autumn Term

It’s never too late to arm yourself with new skills. Especially if it’s to learn something as cool as knitting or crochet. This Autumn we’ll have a series of Learn to Knit and Next Steps in Knitting classes running from September to November. In Learn to Knit, students are taught the basics of the craft; cast on, knit, purl and Read the full article…