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Pattern Round Up – June 2019

A special Round Up this month as we’re featuring no less than 8 knitting patterns. Enjoy! © yamagara Lariat by Yamagara is a lovely 4ply top worked flat from the bottom up. It features a v-neck and a lace panel at the back. A twisted cable runs along the centre front and back as well Read the full article…

Pattern Round Up, May 2019

Pattern Round Up – May 2019

Nothing beats Brighton in May. Days are getting warmer and with the hustle and bustle of the Fringe and Brighton Festival the whole city is buzzing with a great pre-summer vibe. The sunny days have also given us new ideas about what to wear and knit this summer. Here is our top 4 of this Read the full article…

April 2019, Pattern Round Up, Knitwear Design

Pattern Round Up – April 2019

April has been busy-busy for us! In between book launches and Yarn Shop Day we definitely had our fair share of fun. Many gorgeous patterns have also been released on Ravelry. Here follows a small selection of our top favourites. © Laine Magazine 1.Ystävä by Jonna Hietala First on the list is the beautiful Ystävä by Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – June 2017

Need some inspiration for a future project? We hope this Round Up will gives you some ideas on what to cast on next! Summer Bursts in June is a sport weight shawl which should appeal to knitters fond of brioche and subtle colour work. The lace sections lighten the whole look of the shawl, giving it a nice summer feel. 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…

Chartreuse Featured

#Chartreuse

Yes, I did just use a hashtag as a blog title… Chartreuse the colour is named after a liquor originally made by monks in the 18th century. One of those colours that can end friendships with arguments as to whether it’s actually green or yellow. It is somewhere in between, it is popping up everywhere Read the full article…

June Round up Feature

Pattern Round Up | May

  May is always a good month for pattern releases I think. Spring is in full swing and dreams of sunshine, sandals and Pimms are fresh in our minds. I thought the shop might become a bit quiet in the run up to summer, everyone preferring to head to the beach or a beer garden Read the full article…