October 2018

  1. Yarn Feature: Garthenor Number 1

    We have had this yarn for a little while at Knit With Attitude and it's really nice to revisit it and give it it's time in the limelight. If you are looking for organic and British, Garthenor is for you. Starting in the 1990's Garthernor produced wool from their own flock, as they grew they have expanded into buying fleece directly...
  2. What Maya Knits - Selja

    So, prior to writing this blog post I checked and it turns out that last time I wrote a 'What Maya Knits' post was nearly a year ago - and that gives you an indication of how much knitting time there is in my life - not much! But sometimes you just notice the one, the one project you just...
  3. Marled Projects and more and how to stash dive with success!

    We are all getting starstruck by all the marled and exciting patterns being released at the moment and a lot of you have been asking me for colour ideas and options for putting together great combos. Stephen West is at the forefront of marled designs at the moment. With patterns like the Marled Magic Sweater and the Marled Magic Cardigan. But...
  4. New Yarn: Kettle Yarn Co. - Ramble

    The beautiful shades and consciously sourced British fibres are what makes Kettle Yarn so wonderful. Linda always amazes, with her interesting blends and eye for colour. Ramble is definitely up there, and typifies these strengths. Ramble is a small-batch British yarn. Spun from the finest graded fibres of British Shetland and Romney sheep. 100g of a fingering/4ply weight woolen spun yarn...
  5. New Yarn: Ístex Bulkylopi

    A firm favourite here at Knit with attitude is the Léttlopi, but this yarn has just got supersized! In the form of Bulkylopi, what a fun yarn to see you into the winter. Like the Léttlopi, its made form 100% sturdy Icelandic wool, and comes in a variety of natural shades. I can see this becoming a much loved yarn. A single...

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