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Onion, Nettle Sock Yarn, Lise Bogevald, 4ply, socks

The Yarn in Review: Onion Nettle Sock Yarn

Looking for an alternative to nylon based sock yarns? Search no more! Onion Nettle Sock Yarn is a beautiful blend of 70% wool and 30% Nettle that will keep your feet cozy and warm all year round. To give you a little taster of what it would feel like to knit with the Onion NSY, we Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – August 2017

This months Pattern Round Up shows which way we are currently thinking! The crunchy and vivid colours of Autumn and items to start layering with.  Our first layer of today is the Burnished Night Hap by Sonja Bargielowska.  This lovely shawl is knit in a light fingering weight yarn on larger needles, creating a light and Read the full article…

All things linen, Kalinka, Karin Oberg, 4ply, fingering, linen, summer knitting

All Things Linen

Many elements should be taken into account when assessing the quality of a yarn and the most important of all is of course its fibre composition. Each fibre carries specific structural elements that impact the softness, strength and drape of the yarn. Knowing about those different characteristic is a good way to understand what to look for when buying yarn for Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – March 2017

To keep ourselves in the Spring  mood set up by our last Round Up, this month we’ll continue introducing more light knits made with lovely summer fibers,  enjoy! The Flycatchers Socks by Virginia Sattler-Reimer caught our attention for their unusual lace and cable motifs on the top of the feet. The lace would have the advantage to make the socks Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – January 2017

It’s that time of the month again when we like to share with you our favourite patterns recently released onto Ravelry. For this Round Up we dug into textured and colourful knits, with also a touch of crochet and home wears. Enjoy!  First on the list are those lovely socks, Fort Grey by Fiona Alice, published Read the full article…

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Back in Store – The Uncommon Thread

After months having our stocks of Uncommon Thread yarns super low, we finally refilled our shelves with some gorgeous Everyday Sport and BFL Fingering. Started in 2010, the Uncommon Thread is a Brighton based company specialising in hand-dyed yarn. Minimising their carbon print is a big part of the company’s ethos so they have adapted their Read the full article…

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Best of Blankets

A  blanket is a lovely project when someone you know if expecting a baby. If we rarely hesitate to knit a tiny blanket for a new born, some of us might think twice before starting something bigger like a throw or a bedspread as they require lot of time, yarn and commitment. However when you see what a Read the full article…

Book of Haps, Kate Davies, Montbretia, Carol Feller

Summer Holiday Project – Wendy’s Montbretia

Today in the second episode of our summer holidays trilogy, Wendy introduces us to her latest knitting project!   As a big fan of Ravelry I don’t tend to buy many knitting books. However, a quick flick through the new Kate Davies The Book of Haps had me standing at the till purse in hand! Along with Read the full article…

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Birds of a Feather Collection: Exclusive Colours from Life in the Long Grass

  A little secret has been up my sleeve for the past couple of months. When I first contacted Caroline from Life in the Long Grass about becoming a stockist of their gorgeous yarns she mentioned that they really enjoy creating custom colourways. They host yarn clubs so creating new unique colours regularly is right up Read the full article…