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  1. Time for a New Project - Colour! - Inspiration from Julie Knits in Paris

    As spring is looking like it has finally sprung and the sun is shining, we are starting to dream of those summer projects. Something with a burst of colour to drag us out of winter. When I think of colour I instantly think of Julie Dubreux of Julie Knits in Paris. Her energy and enthusiasm is infectious and her joie de vivre...
  2. New Yarn: G-uld Naturally Dyed Alpaca

    We are beyond excited to be the first stockist of G-uld! G-uld is an independent yarn dyer in Denmark who dye exclusively with natural dyes. These stunning range of colours are concocted with pure artistry. Their ethos is based on good craftsmanship, with understanding and respect for the material, quality and nature. Their production and materials are rooted in old traditions and with a...
  3. Yarn Pairings for Interpretations Vol. 6

    The popular design duo of Veera Välimäki and Joji Locatelli have come together again for another super edition of Interpretations, now in it's 6th volume! The Interpretations series is the work of two friends, one from Finland and the other from Argentina. Each volume is based around 6 words, these 6 words give the inspiration for 12 designs. The words...
  4. Pattern Launch - The Delkash Dress

    It is with great excitement, mixed in with a large dollop of nervousness, that I present to you my new design the Delkash Dress which we are launching at Edinburgh Yarn Festival next week. -strikkinger-'s Delkash Dress The Delkash Dress is a discretely fitted short dress with ¾ length sleeves worked in Stockinette Brioche. The inspiration for this design came...
  5. Trio Shawl KAL Round-Up and winners!

    I was looking for a new shawl project when Strikkelisa's Trio Shawl popped up on my Instagram feed and I immediately knew is was the perfect one for me. Large, super wearable and comfy, like a hug thought the day! I loved the simple yet interesting construction, but best of it all - the Trio Shawl can be customised and...
  6. Yarn Pairings for Pom Pom Quarterly Issue 28 – Spring 2019

    It's really starting to feel like spring might not be that far away, here in London. The sun is shining and it feels unusually mild. What better way to celebrate this feeling, than delving into the latest spring issue of Pom Pom. Aptly themed for this time of year, this issue is 'The Botanical Issue'. Designers were given the theme...
  7. Yarn Pairings for Laine Magazine Issue 7

    One of our favourites here at Knit With Attitude is Laine. With its sumptuous photography and simply gorgeous designs, it's not only a book of patterns, but something you can pick up for inspiration again and again. With a host of great designers work between its covers, it will have you itching to start that new project. So what's a...
  8. What George Knits - Kleur Shawl KAL

    If anyone has been following me on instagram you may have noticed that I have started a Knit Along. I've had the Kleur Shawl by Anna Maltz on my to do list ever since I first saw it. I love the shape, the possibility of combining colours and how effective simple stitches can be in producing something beautiful. After I wrote...
  9. Book Review - Socks Yeah DK!

    Yes! What we have all been waiting for, the talented Rachel Coopey of Coopknits, the brains behind the amazing Socks Yeah! and Socks Yeah! DK yarns, has released a Socks Yeah! DK pattern book. DK socks I hear you cry! Yes! Speed up your sock knitting with this book and delve into the amazing colour range of Socks Yeah! DK...
  10. New Yarn: Àrd-Thìr by Kate Davies Designs

    It's a pleasure to introduce Àrd-Thìr a new Aran weight yarn by Kate Davies in collaboration with one of our favourite yarn producers Fyberspates. It will not disappoint, such an amazing colour range and feels wonderful. Àrd-Thìr means Highlands in Scottish Gaelic and you couldn't get a better name than that. A combination of 60% Peruvian Highland Wool and 40% Superfine Alpaca...
  11. Trio Shawl KAL - Colour Inspiration

    You may have seen Maya's post introducing the Trio Shawl and the first Knit With Attitude KAL of the year. If that hasn't got you racing to your needles then maybe these colour inspirations will. This shawl is great for the beginner and experienced knitter alike. The simple knitting is made for indulging in your favourite fibres and colours. Combining three...
  12. Trio Shawl KAL

    So many of you noticed my Instagram post on Strikkelisa's new design the Trio Shawl this weekend, and several of you commented on wanting to cast on with me. As usual (most of the time) your wish is our command so here goes, the first KWA KAL this year is the #trioshawlKAL An ideal beginner's shawl project and a stunning...