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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Yarn Pairings for Pom Pom Issue 21 - Summer 2017

    Can you believe that it's been 5 years of Pom Pom Quarterly?! This issue 21 marks the 5 year anniversary of the independent East London publication, and we couldn't be more pleased for them! They have loads of celebrations planned for the year, with lots of announcements still on their way, we can't wait to hear about them all! Their...
    Yarn Pairings for Pom Pom Issue 21 - Summer 2017
  10. Homeward Bound Knit-a-long

    As mentioned in the post below - we were completely overwhelmed and so so so happy about how well our Homeward Bound Shawl had been received - that we decided to prolong our celebrations with a knit-a-long happening over on our Instagrams! The Homeward Bound Shawl is available as a kit in three gorgeous colourways in our online store, or you...
    Homeward Bound Knit-a-long
  11. What Natalie Knits: Homeward Bound Shawl

    So way back in September I had to head back to Canada again to apply for a new visa to stay in the UK. This was a relatively straight forward process, but had to be done from Canada and required an uncertain amount of time away from my new home in England and my partner. Before I left Maya suggested...
  12. New Yarn: From The Mountain ethical cashmere

    With a name like Knit With Attitude, we are always on the look out for yarns and projects that are working to make the world a better place. For a long time we have had a policy of no cashmere, as most of it comes from China where the origin is impossible to trace and  the animal and human welfare...