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  1. 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...
  2. Yarn Pairings for Pom Pom Quarterly Issue 25 – Summer 2018

    New magazine days are always fun here at the shop, and we are absolutely in love with the latest issue from Pom Pom Quarterly. Summer 2018 is Issue 25 for them and it does not disappoint. Spring can be a bit of a tricky season for knitwear but here there is loads of inspiration. One reason this issue is so...
  3. Pattern Launch - Wrap Me Up Cardigan

    I have to admit that I am very excited to be launching the Wrap Me Up Cardigan pattern, it has been years since I had the time to develop and design a larger garment, not to mention finding the time to write, test and tech edit such a huge project. And let me tell you - the Wrap Me Up...
  4. What George Knits - Speedy Knits for Speedy Gifts

    Now that the madness of Christmas is over, I can reflect on one of my favourite Gift Knits this year. Socks! Not 4ply ones (I wasn’t that well prepared) but wonderfully quick and fun Double Knit ones. This year me and my boyfriend spent Christmas at our friends house. Being grateful guests and because it was the season of giving, they all got...
  5. Christmas Wish Lists - Jess

    With Christmas just around the corner we take a look at Jess’s top picks from Of Cabbages and Kings and Knit With Attitude. Jess is the owner Of Cabbages and Kings, a print, homewares and jewellery shop that shares our Stoke Newington HQ. This year we have all made two lists, one we would like to receive and one we would like...
  6. Christmas Wish Lists - Sanna

    Festive feelings are high in Knit With Attitude and Of Cabbages and Kings and we are looking at what Christmas Gifts we want to give and receive this year. Third up on our series of staff inspired wish lists is Sanna. Working with both shops at the weekend Sanna’s list is inspired by things that catches her eye in both Knit With...
  7. Interview with Jule from
    Hey Mama Wolf

    In our effort to create a full range of ethical and environmentally sourced yarns, we have spent a long time searching for a company making yarn dyed with plants, or naturally dyed yarn. This is an inherently niche idea, so while there are people out there naturally dying yarn, it was difficult to find someone dying that could also handle...
  8. Christmas Wish Lists - George

    Festive feelings are high in Knit With Attitude and Of Cabbages and Kings and we are looking at what Christmas Gifts we want to give and receive this year. Second up on our series of staff inspired wish lists is George’s. Working with both shops at the weekend George’s list is inspired by things that catches his eye in both Knit With...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...