- an East London Yarn Shop

  1. Get ready for the East London Yarn Triangle

    Rumours travel like fire in dry grass - but oh are we overwhelmed by the response we had for this little idea of ours - brought to you just in time for the World Wide Knit in Public Day! In celebration of 2016 World Wide Knit in Public Day, Saturday June 16th, Knit with attitude has joined forces with Wild and...
  2. Yarn Pairings for Making No.1 Flora

    How beautiful is our latest arrival? It's of Making No.1 Flora, the first issue of a brand new magazine from Carrie Bostick Hoge of Madder Made. We could not be more excited here at the shop, and have been cooing and exclaiming over it all morning! This inaugural issue includes contributions from 21 different designers and makers across multiple craft...
  3. Yarn Pairings for Pom Pom Issue 17 Summer 2016

    There has been so much anticipation for this latest issue of Pom Pom here at Knit with attitude, especially after hosting the samples for Yarn Shop Day at the end of April. It's finally here! The garments fit perfectly with our Summer Top KAL, and even better, we've just received loads of new summer yarns here in the shop that are...
  4. Yarn Shop Day Winner!

    We are very excited to announce the winner of our draw on Saturday for Yarn Shop Day. Congratulations to Gail! She won 4 balls of Blacker rare breeds yarn. They include a Pure Polwarth in cream, Manx wool with Mohair, in a natural tan, Pure Black Welsh Mountain wool in almost black, and a Gotland in dyed blue. Saturday was the...
  5. Summer Top KAL/CAL 2016

    We are happy to announce that we are running our annual Summer Top KAL/CAL again! Just like last year we are encouraging everyone to knit or crochet a summer top. We’ve got lots of summer friendly yarns such as cotton, bamboo, linen and even wool to make something special to wear in the warmer months. Check out our blog series...
  6. Interview with Beata Jezek of Hedgehog Fibres

    We love getting new yarns in the shop, and having Hedgehog Fibre as a new brand is extra exciting! Their colourways are beautiful and speckled, from subtle neutrals to bright neons and everything in between. We currently have Twist Sock and Skinny Singles in the shop, but they are going quickly. Our first shipment sold out in two weeks!  We...
  7. Yarn Pairings for Amirisu Volume 10

    Amirsu have knocked it out of the park with another fantastic issue. Spring/Summer can be a traditionally difficult season for a knitting magazine, but there is no concern for that here! There are three beautiful tops, two sweaters and two shawls. Each of the pieces are wearable and practical, but with little details that really make them stand out. The...
  8. 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...
  9. Getting to Know: Sweet Sheep Body Shoppe

    Here at the shop we have been looking for some ethically produced, knitter friendly hand products to carry for our customers. We were so happy to find Sweet Sheep Body Shoppe, a small business in the US that produces just that. We have a few scents in a solid lotion bar that includes lanolin, a natural oil produced by sheep...
  10. Yarn Pairings for PomPom Quarterly Issue 16

    It’s that time again! We have the latest issue of Pom Pom Quarterly in the shop and online. It’s a gorgeous issue, with a focus on stitch patterns and texture. In order to show these off all of the pieces have been knit in light neutrals from light grey through cream to white.  The first up is Delineate. Designed by...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...