Tag Archives: Alpaca

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…

Know Your Fibre, Alpaca, Sandnes Garn, Alpakka, Alpakka Ull, Qing, Melted Baby Suri, Sustainibility

Know Your Fibre – Alpaca

Remarkable for its softness alpaca is one of those fibres that feels incredibly luxurious to knit and to wear. Over the last 10 years it has gained popularity amongst knitters and yarn producers as an equally soft but more sustainable alternative to cashmere. ©  Mother Nature Network History: Alpaca is part of the family of 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…

Lights Featured

Lantern Lights | A Sneaky Preview

  This Thursday we will be launching a special exclusive at YAK. A limited edition yarn and pattern kit which brings together two wonderful designers, one of yarn and one of patterns. They are, The Uncommon Thread and Joji Locatelli and the kit is Sumptuous Lantern Lights – a kit to make a hat, for Read the full article…