Knit with attitude

  1. What to Knit? Hedgehog Fibres Merino DK

    If you haven't noticed already we have had a massive explosion of Hedgehog Fibres in Knit With Attitude this week. Glorious tonal solids and crazy speckled skeins of Merino DK and Twist Sock are now hanging happily in the hand dyed corner of the shop. I have been particularly drawn to the Merino DK the past couple of days. It's...
    What to Knit? Hedgehog Fibres Merino DK
  2. What Maya Knits - Eifelgold Shawl

    “I'm not a shawls person” is clearly a lie I've been telling myself forever. After making a humongous DK weight shawl a couple of years back (the Askews Me! by Stephen West) and having worn it constantly since then, maybe not through the worst summer heat wave, but other than that every single day is like … I can feel...
    What Maya Knits - Eifelgold Shawl
  3. New year.... New skill

    There is something exciting about a new year. It's full of anticipation for what the year ahead has in store for us. New friends we will make, and new things to discover and learn. What better time of year to set yourself a challenge. This could be something simple like revisiting a forgotten past time, or something altogether more challenging...
    New year.... New skill
  4. What George Knits - North Country Mitts

    Taking inspiration from our Quick Christmas Knits blog post I just couldn't resit knitting the North Country Mitts by Andrea Mowry. A super quick but still interesting to knit pair of aran weight fingerless gloves. Knitting in just one 50g ball. Also it was a good excuse to knit a little shop sample in the lovely Du Store Alpakka...
    What George Knits - North Country Mitts
  5. New Yarn:
    Moeke Yarns Elena

    Now we find ourself firmly planted in Autumn and the rain, wind and cold weather whips around us, what's better than introducing a new yarn to Knit With Attitude. It's woolly, it's rustic and with a great story, let us introduce Moeke Yarns - Elena. moeke-yarns.com Moeke Yarns is created by Ioana. Born in 1978 in Romania during the communist...
    New Yarn: Moeke Yarns Elena
  6. Throwback Thursday –
    Homeward Bound Shawl

    This week we have the Homeward Bound shawl flying in for Throwback Thursday. This design by Natalie Selles is graphic, contemporary and great for an enthusiastic beginner. Composing of garter stitch that gently increases to give you a classic asymmetric triangle shawl. A few panels of intarsia break up the stripes and are perfect for playing around with leftovers. The...
    Throwback Thursday –  Homeward Bound Shawl
  7. Yarn Focus -
    Istex Plötulopi

    We have just had a much awaited delivery of gorgeous Lopi yarns come through our door, boxes filled to the brim with hearty Icelandic wool. Knitters favourites like the Léttlopi and Bulkylopi are now back on the shelves, but did you know that we also have the more unknown but equally lush and maybe more intriguing Plötulopi? We have been...
    Yarn Focus - Istex Plötulopi
  8. Throwback Thursday
    Blurred Lines

    Jumper weather is on us. As the autumn chill fills the air what better Throwback Thursday than with a jumper. The Blurred Lines Jumper by Maya is a great cosy jumper and showcases the amazing hand dyed talent of Ninapetrina. Blurred lines is a comfortable and easy to wear jumper, but with added style and panache. A modern boxy shape...
    Throwback Thursday – Blurred Lines
  9. Mixing Brands

    Here at Knit With Attitude we have a wide range of brands available, but you don’t have to stick to just one when planning your project. Plenty of different combinations can be achieved by mixing and matching. Not only does it widen your potential palette of colours, but it can also make things more affordable. Especially when combining that special...
    Mixing Brands
  10. Throwback Thursday –
    Pan's Snood

    For this edition of Throwback Thursday we have the Pan's Snood. The Pan's Snood was designed to celebrate the launch of Garnsurr's Pan when it arrived at Knit With Attitude. This luscious and interesting blend is perfect for little accessories and one skein projects. Pan is an earthy blend of 70% Buck Moahir and 30% Dala sheep. All hand dyed...
    Throwback Thursday – Pan's Snood
  11. Throwback Thursday –
    Herat Snood

    For this edition of Throwback Thursday we are looking at the Herat Snood. Knit in the super special From the Mountain - Afghan Cashmere. This pattern is ornamental and sumptuous and is a great way of honouring this equally as sumptuous yarn. Designed by Natalie Selles this snood is a great one skein project. Natalie says of the design: 'There’s nothing...
    Throwback Thursday – Herat Snood
  12. Exploring Plystre Needle Cases

    These new in store needle cases from Plystre were tempting knitters on the Great London Yarn Crawl when we first got them in. So much so they snapped nearly all of them up. Blink and you will miss them! Well lucky for you, you won't need to wait much longer to get your hands on them. We have listed the next batch...
    Exploring Plystre Needle Cases

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