- an East London Yarn Shop

  1. Christmas Wish Lists - Maya

    Festive feelings are high in Knit With Attitude and Of Cabbages and Kings and we are beginning to look at what Christmas Gifts we want to give and receive this year. First up on our series of staff inspired wish lists is Maya’s. Owner of Knit With Attitude, Maya’s list draws on some favourite things from her shop as well as Of Cabbages...
  2. Interview with Ann Helen from Garnsurr

    Here at Knit With Attitude we are always on the look out for new and exciting companies to work with. Maya was so excited when she met Ann Helen of Garnsurr at the Oslo Knitting Festival in October and heard about their project to help refugee women integrate into Norwegian culture through language courses, gainful employment and social outreach. Garnsurr...
  3. What George Knits - Knitting with Nature

    We have a lovely selection of natural dye products, books and yarn in store at Knit with Attitude and this has inspired some natural dying of my own. I can’t recommend highly enough the two books we stock on natural dying. These make great go to resources on the magic of nature and the variety of colours at your fingertips...
  4. What Maya Knits - East or West Pullover

    To be honest - the heating in our shop is not ideal for the really cold winter days - especially if you are sat still in the back room with admin all day, but who cares when it is the perfect opportunity to snuggle up in our favourite knit wear? Like today, Natalie in a gorgeous colour work cardigan, George...
  5. Yarn Pairings for Pom Pom Quarterly Issue 23 – Winter 2017

    Who doesn't love a winter issue of a knitting magazine? They are often the best of the year, with cozy sweaters and snuggly accessories. The Winter 2017 issue of Pom Pom Quarterly is one of their best this year, and that's with a year that's been fairly knock out! This issue was inspired by norther lights and neon colours in...
  6. Yarn Pairings for Rib Issue 3 - Alchemy

    We are getting all the autumn issues into the shop, and we couldn't be more excited. It's sweater weather! One of the issues that has just arrived is Rib Issue 3 - Alchemy. This all menswear magazine is going from strength to strength, and we love being able to represent knitting patterns for more people. As always we have done...
  7. Interview with Layla from Qing Fibre

    We have been so enjoying having Qing Fibre in the shop this summer, the bright colours are so much fun! It's been flying off the shelves and onto everyone's needles, but we recently got a restock and some new colourways in. We asked Layla, the brains and head dyer at Qing Fibre to answer a few questions that we have...
  8. What Maya Knits - two shawls

    Well, at the rate that I'm posting the 'Maya Knits' posts there is a danger you might think that this is a yarn shop owner that never knits, but I do, honestly, I do. It is just that I do have an issue with - and I'll admit it - I do have an issue with finishing off. I simply...
  9. Knit with attitude's Insane Give Away

    If you have followed our social media platforms lately you might have noticed that we have been hosting a give away over the last ten days - and it is now time to reveal the winners! First of all though, we really would like to thank you all for participating, we are absolutely overwhelmed by the response we've had and...
  10. Yarn Pairings for Pom Pom Quarterly Issue 22 - Autumn 2017

    August is one of those in between months. There's still some hot days, and the kids are still on holiday, but the nights can be cool, and there are adverts on the telly for back to school supplies. Rainy days mean cozying up and thinking about the season to come, one of the most exciting seasons for any knitter. It's...
  11. Yarn Pairings for Rib Issue 2 - Navigate

    We've got Pom Pom, Amirisu, Making and Laine, which all feature beautiful knitting patterns for women, but what about our male knitters?! We are thrilled to announce that we now carry Rib Magazine, an independently published knitting magazine dedicated to men's patterns. There are 4 pullover sweaters, 1 hat, 1 pair of fingerless mittens, 1 scarf and 1 pair of...
    Yarn Pairings for Rib Issue 2 - Navigate
  12. Yarn Pairings for Pom Pom Issue 1 – Re-Issue of Summer 2012

    As a part of Pom Pom Quarterly's 5 year birthday celebrations, they have re-issued their first ever issue with all new photography and a bonus pattern! It's so lovely to have this early issue in the shop, and we've been enjoying seeing all the patterns in a new light. As always we thought that we would do our yarn pairings...
    Yarn Pairings for Pom Pom Issue 1 – Re-Issue of Summer 2012

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