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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…

Anna Maltz, Ruperto, Marlisle, Completed Project, Jacob, West Yorkshire Spinners, Fibre Co, Lore

Completed Project – Elodie’s Ruperto Scarf

As part of my New Year resolution I wanted to knit the scarf pattern from Anna Maltz book Marlisle – Ruperto. I really like the randomness of how the two colours come out when they are knitted together. Also winter finally came and I desperately needed a scarf! I chose to knit with the West Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – February 2018

This months Pattern Round Up featurs lots of cold weather items! With the storm and crazy weather this week all we have been thinking about are cost knits. We can look forward to springy knit items next month. For now, pass us our big woolly WIPS! Firstly are Amanda Reversible Mitts by Yvonne B Thorsen. Read the full article…

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Pattern Round Up – October 2017

Our Pattern Round Up of October releases. This month as we finally hit a cold snap we have got lots of patterns to share with you for inspirational winter knitting (and crochet!).  Bendigo Hat by Jessica Gore looks to be the prefect winter hat, relatively simple with some fun texture and pattern this hat uses Read the full article…

The Croft by West Yorkshire Spinners

We have had our latest delivery of West Yorkshire Spinners yarn! Within our box of goodies was The Croft! The Croft is the latest yarn from WYS, they have teamed up with Jamieson & Smith to create a stunning range of  speckle dyed Shetland yarn in an Aran weight. We cant wait to see what it Read the full article…

Know Your Sheep, Wensleydale

Know Your Sheep – Wensleydale Sheep

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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West Yorkshire Spinners – New Yarn Alert!

  There is nothing better than knitting socks and there is nothing more satisfying that supporting an independent British company. West Yorkshire Spinners is very independent and very British so we are very happy to be able to support them.  The fact that they also produce wonderful sock yarn is just a very happy coincidence. Read the full article…