- an East London Yarn Shop

  1. Knit a Neutral

    I thoroughly enjoyed doing the Knit a Rainbow series, it was a great way to explore the shop and focus into a single colour. But how can I forget neutrals! The fleeces of animals that we spin to make yarn are infinitely varied when it comes to colour. Undyed and neutral shades offer us an experience to create something as...
  2. Woollen or Worsted?

    Woollen or worsted? You may or may not have come across these terms before, they sound like so many others in the knitting world. Woollen does not necessarily mean something that is wooly and worsted is not just a yarn weight found commonly in America. What I'm talking about here is the way the yarn is spun. Woollen and worsted...
  3. Needle in a Yarn Shop - Knitting needles and their materials

    Wood, bamboo, metal, carbon fibre! At Knit With Attitude we stock a variety needle types made from all sorts of different materials, but what to choose? In this post I will talk a little bit about the different materials and what qualities they have. We do four different types of needles in Wood, Bamboo, Metal and Carbon. In these we have...
  4. Craftivism - The Craftivist Collective

    It seems more important now that the tools and skills that we have at our disposal should be used as a force for good. Craft with activism have a long history as a way of harnessing a 'traditional' skill to provoke or communicate a message. So if you haven't come across craftivism or would like to know more, let me introduce...
  5. Knit a Rainbow - Pink

    Here at Knit with attitude colour is one of the most debated topics. So instead of doing a fibre or brand feature, I thought I would do little colour ones instead. So this post bypasses projects and specific yarn weights and lets us just love colour. Hopefully if you have a favourite colour in mind, or just looking for that...
  6. Knit a Rainbow - Purple

    Here at Knit with attitude colour is one of the most debated topics. So instead of doing a fibre or brand feature, I thought I would do little colour ones instead. So this post bypasses projects and specific yarn weights and lets us just love colour. Hopefully if you have a favourite colour in mind, or just looking for that...
  7. Knit a Rainbow - Blue

    Here at Knit with attitude colour is one of the most debated topics. So instead of doing a fibre or brand feature, I thought I would do little colour ones instead. So this post bypasses projects and specific yarn weights and lets us just love colour. Hopefully if you have a favourite colour in mind, or just looking for that...
  8. Give Away Time: Win Pom Pom 29 and Yarn to Crochet Milton by Isa Catepillán

    Have you seen the latest issue of Pom Pom magazine yet? Issue 29 takes its inspiration from tiles and repeating motifs. This summer issue is packed with inspiring projects to fill your summer wardrobe. So what better time than on a day that feels like summer is deserting us and the rain doesn't show signs of stopping. Lets keep our faith...
  9. Knit a Rainbow - Green

    Here at Knit with attitude colour is one of the most debated topics. So instead of doing a fibre or brand feature, I thought I would do little colour ones instead. So this post bypasses projects and specific yarn weights and lets us just love colour. Hopefully if you have a favourite colour in mind, or just looking for that...
  10. Throwback Thursday: Växbo Lin Lingarn

    Linen is back! Not a moment too soon... One of our go to summer yarns is Växbo Lin’s Lingarn, so this little Throwback Thursday post is here to celebrate it again. We have recently restocked on 22 shades of this gorgeous and unusual fibre. So in case you missed it, here is why linen is so great. Lingarn is a...
  11. Knit a Rainbow - Yellow

    Here at Knit with attitude colour is one of the most debated topics. So instead of doing a fibre or brand feature, I thought I would do little colour ones instead. So this post bypasses projects and specific yarn weights and lets us just love colour. Hopefully if you have a favourite colour in mind, or just looking for that...
  12. Knit a Rainbow - Orange

    Here at Knit with attitude colour is one of the most debated topics. So instead of doing a fibre or brand feature, I thought I would do little colour ones instead. So this post bypasses projects and specific yarn weights and lets us just love colour. Hopefully if you have a favourite colour in mind, or just looking for that...

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