Tag Archives: Summer Knitting

July Pattern Round Up

Pattern Round Up – July 2018

Well, we can’t remember a sunnier July. It has been HOT and in this heat we find ourselves drawn to all things 4 ply. Here are some of our favourite new pattern releases from this month for some of our favourite 4 ply yarns.  Daisy Lady by Stephanie LotvenWe love this summery knit, the easy-to-wear fit 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…

Beach Tank, Jess Schreibstein, Wool and the Gang, Shiny Happy Cotton, Malabrigo Lace

Summer Holiday Project – Eugenie’s Beach Tank II

This past month, each member of YAK has introduced you to their summer holliday project. Eugenie has finished hers a little while ago and is ready to give you some feedback. Being fairly new to the world of knitting – even though my Nan taught me basic knitting at the age of 6, I only really Read the full article…

Pattern Round Up

Pattern Round Up – May 2016

  I don’t know about you, but here in Brighton those past few weeks have been glorious; warm sunny days are back in our lives along with afternoons down the beach, garden parties and the whole town is pulsing to this pre-summer vibe we all love so. However, as we also know too well, sunshine in UK never Read the full article…