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From Our Shelves to Your Needles: #YAKMAKES Highlights

When you take a pattern and make it truly personalised it can be a magical thing. Looking at your projects coming together always fills us with immense satisfaction. It can be the opportunity to discover patterns we never came across before or to consider colour combinations we wouldn’t have thought of ourselves. But most importantly Read the full article…

Marie Amelie Designs, Algae, 4ply, beanie, fair-isle, stranded knitting

Completed Project – Eugenie’s Phaeophyta

Hats are some of my favourite things to knit. Quick and easy they are great projects to rapidly satisfy a specific ‘knitting crave’. In the mood for some Fair-Isle I was eyeing Marie Amelie Designs‘ Algae beanie and decided to give it a go using yarn from my stash. The WOOLganic Organic Merino; a lovely Read the full article…

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide

Put your hands up if you’re still stuck in the midst of your Christmas shopping! You might think this post comes in a tad late but let’s face it, even with the intention of getting it all done early most of us are still sorting out our last gifts. If the first purchases feel relatively Read the full article…

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People To Follow

Feeling over-saturated while scrolling down your Insta feed is pretty easily done. Every now and then however we are stopped in our tracks by some amazing accounts. Here follows a small selection of our favourite ones. © Shiny Super Hero We recently came across the fabulous account of Shiny Super Hero and like everyone else Read the full article…

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Completed Project – Kate’s Love Note

When Caroline, the wonderful dyer behind Life in the Long Grass sent me photos of their newest base, Hinterland, I had already knit myself a jumper in it in my mind before I had finished placing my order. ©   YAK As you might have already read in the Gotland episode of our Know your Sheep Read the full article…