January 2016

  1. Getting to know: Fiona Alice

    We are always on the look out for new knitting designers and books here at the shop. We were so excited when East London local Fiona Alice's new book came out! Take Heart: A Transatlantic Knitting Adventure is published by Pom Pom Press out of Dalston, so this book is really made in our neighbourhood! Hot off the press...
  2. Getting to Know: Woolly Wormhead

    We are ridiculously excited to be welcoming knitting super hero Woolly Wormhead - hosting, not just one, but two brilliant workshops at Knit with attitude. Focusing on construction and techniques renown designer, independent publisher, traveller, textile artist and all around hat geek Woolly will guide us through knitting in the round and turning sideways. Both workshops will be on the...
  3. Yarn Pairings for Amirisu Issue 9

    Amirisu is now in the house! We have long admired this gorgeous knitting publication from Japan. It comes in a small size similar to Pom Pom Quarterly, with beautiful photographs and knitting patterns from designers around the world. Luckily for all of us the magazine is fully bilingual, written side by side in Japanese and English. There's no worry of...
  4. TAKE HEART - Ketch Harbour KAL

    We are just about to cast on for this KAL starting tomorrow Monday January 4 and though it was about time we nailed down the details and offered some more inspiration. The Ketch Harbour pattern calls for the stunning Kettle Yarn Co Islington DK a lush BFL/silk blend, oh so soft, but still with a firm twist to give a stitch...

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