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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…

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WATG Macrame Kits – Review

Macrame seems to be everywhere. Not only thousands of images of pot hangers, bracelets, hand bags and hangings are flooding social media everyday, but there’s also more and more of you coming to the shop asking for macrame supplies. As we do not like to be left out, we’ve decided to give it a go and try Read the full article…

Billie Jean Yarn, The New Denim Project, Wool and the Gang, Aran, Denim, Cotton

Yarn in Review – Billie Jean Yarn

Today meet Billie Jean, the Aran yarn made of 100% pre-consumer denim waste, by Wool and the Gang and The New Denim Project.  The New Denim Project is an innovative product line developed by Iris Textiles, an industrial textile group operating in Guatemala since 1956.  The Engelberg family has been running the company ever since its foundation, and in 2013 was Read the full article…

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Best of Blankets

A  blanket is a lovely project when someone you know if expecting a baby. If we rarely hesitate to knit a tiny blanket for a new born, some of us might think twice before starting something bigger like a throw or a bedspread as they require lot of time, yarn and commitment. However when you see what a 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…

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Pots about Jersey Be Good

  Since we received the Jersey Be Good, there has been many of you asking what could be made with this interesting yarn. Due to its structure – the yarn is made of 3cm wide strips of jersey cotton – it offers a unique finish and works greatly with a wide array of designs, from home-wear, to accessories and Read the full article…

Beach Tank, Jess Schreibstein, Wool and The Gang, Shiny Happy Cotton, Naked Blue, Worsted, Aran, Malabrigo Lace, Emerald

Summer Holiday Project – Eugenie’s Beach Tank

  One of the best things about being surrounded by knitters all day is the inspiration you can get from watching their chosen projects come to life. From choosing a pattern, yarn, swatching and then finally casting on, the process can be lengthy but getting it right from the start means the rest will flow Read the full article…