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  1. 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...
  2. Yarn Pairings for Laine Magazine Issue 5

    It's new magazine season! Friday May 25th saw the release of both Pom Pom Quarterly Issue 25, and Laine Magazine Issue 5. We are truly spoilt for choice these days with new ideas and inspirations. You can read our blog post with yarn pairing for Pom Pom from the other day, and we've decided to do the same for the new...
  3. Homeward Bound Knit-a-long

    As mentioned in the post below - we were completely overwhelmed and so so so happy about how well our Homeward Bound Shawl had been received - that we decided to prolong our celebrations with a knit-a-long happening over on our Instagrams! The Homeward Bound Shawl is available as a kit in three gorgeous colourways in our online store, or you...
    Homeward Bound Knit-a-long
  4. Christmas List: Natalie

    Today's shop wishlist comes from Natalie, one of our behind the scenes and weekday staff members. As before her list crosses between both the shops in our storefront, Knit With Attitude and Of Cabbages & Kings. Natalie works behind the scenes for both shops during the week, and teaches the knitting classes. A sweaters worth of Lettlopi in Charcoal, oatmeal...
  5. Yarn of the Week: Bio Lana

    Sweater weather, we do love you. I mean, summer is nice and all, but give a knitter sweater weather! To celebrate its return, our yarn of the week is Bio Lana, from the Italian company Mondial. It's a 100% organic wool spun in Italy. We have it in a range of beautiful natural shades, as well as a few classic...
  6. Yarn of the Week: Faerytale

    The kids are back at school this week, so that must mean that sweater weather is here soon! And with sweater weather comes hats and scarves as well. It's the knitter's time of year. This week's yarn of the month is Du Store Alpakka's Faerytale, a 100% brushed alpaca. It has a tightly spun core for strength, but the brushed...
  7. Yarn Pairings for London Craft Guide

    London Craft Guide is a brand new guide to the knitting, sewing and haberdashery shops of London by the people who bring you the Great London Yarn Crawl every year. We are honoured to be included! To celebrate the launch of the book we will be hosting co-authors and organisers Allison Thistlewood and Rachel Brown for an afternoon talk on...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. Holiday Knits 2015: Hats

    We have noticed lots of activity towards the holidays in and around the shop. We thought that we would help all you gift knitters out with some suggestions of our favourite projects to knit for others, or as a gift to yourself! This week we are going to look at hats. Hats make such great gifts. They are quick and...
  12. Introducing: Annas Angora

    One of Vigdis' Angora rabbits Sometimes when you find a new yarn you can't help but get it into the shop, and when it's this special, you jump around said shop and can't help petting it when it arrives. We think you'll all be as excited when you see our brand new yarn, a hand cut angora from Annas...

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