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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…

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…

Oil Paint Cowl Amy van de Laar

Pattern Round Up – October

Our monthly pattern round ups seem to come around spookily fast and here we are again. We’ve rounded up our favourite new pattern releases for October. 1. Chroma: Knit in Colour by Jen Geigley Knits  Chroma is a collection of patterns inspired by pop art, cubism and abstract expressionism. We love the bright colours used, Read the full article…

Pattern Round Up August

Pattern Round Up – August 2018

As the seasons change and Autumn approaches, we are enjoying knitting for the cooler weather in warm Autumnal shades. Here are our favourite new pattern releases from August. The Throwback by Andrea MowryA good cardigan is the perfect trans-seasonal piece and this one has gone straight to the top of our Ravelry queues. We think this Read the full article…

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…

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EYF 2018

In just over a couple of weeks we will be heading on up to Edinburgh Yarn Festival. But this year we are not just visiting… We will be exhibiting! We have our very own stand, and plan on filling it to the rafters with lots of fabulous yarns and other essentials for knitters. Its an Read the full article…

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Know Your Sheep – The Bluefaced Leceister

Many elements should be taken into account when assessing the quality of a yarn and the most important of all is of course the fleece it is made from. Fleece – or wool – varies from one breed of sheep to another, carrying specific structural elements that impact the softness, strength and drape of the yarn. Knowing about the 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…