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  1. New Yarn: Nurturing Fibres - Eco-Lush

    There has been a lot of love for plant fibres lately here at Knit With Attitude. I think we are getting excited about summer and dreaming of all those outdoor knitting days. Also what is more exciting than introducing a new yarn! So here we go.... Nurturing Fibres Eco-Lush. A unique bamboo and cotton yarn from Nurturing Fibres. Nurturing Fibres...
  2. Yarn Feature: The Fibre Co. - Meadow

    The Fibre Co's Yarn of the Month for May is Meadow. So what better way to shed some light on this gorgeous yarn, than a Yarn Feature. The Fibre Co are well know for creating interesting fibre blends and Meadow is no exception. A blend of 40% Merino Wool, 25% Baby Llama, 20% Silk, 15% Linen. The Merino and Baby Llama provide softness...
  3. Plant Fibres! Knits for Summer

    It is known that us knitters like to knit all year round, come rain or shine. But when the sun is shining what yarns do we reach for. Plant Fibres of course! Plant fibres offer us a cooler alternative and provide a vegan option for those who would prefer to not use, or have allergies to animal fibres. With a variety of textures...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. What do you get the knitter that has everything...

    This time of year we are struggling to find that perfect gift for our knitting friends and maybe even that cheeky Christmas present for ourselves. Yarn, Tools and accessories can sometimes be tricky. Knowing what a knitter has already, what yarn they like, their favourite colour can be a mine field. So what about a book? A book as gift, is a gift...
  10. Yarn Feature: Garthenor Number 1

    We have had this yarn for a little while at Knit With Attitude and it's really nice to revisit it and give it it's time in the limelight. If you are looking for organic and British, Garthenor is for you. Starting in the 1990's Garthernor produced wool from their own flock, as they grew they have expanded into buying fleece directly...
  11. Marled Projects and more and how to stash dive with success!

    We are all getting starstruck by all the marled and exciting patterns being released at the moment and a lot of you have been asking me for colour ideas and options for putting together great combos. Stephen West is at the forefront of marled designs at the moment. With patterns like the Marled Magic Sweater and the Marled Magic Cardigan. But...
  12. New Yarn: Kettle Yarn Co. - Ramble

    The beautiful shades and consciously sourced British fibres are what makes Kettle Yarn so wonderful. Linda always amazes, with her interesting blends and eye for colour. Ramble is definitely up there, and typifies these strengths. Ramble is a small-batch British yarn. Spun from the finest graded fibres of British Shetland and Romney sheep. 100g of a fingering/4ply weight woolen spun yarn...

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