knitting

  1. New year.... New skill

    There is something exciting about a new year. It's full of anticipation for what the year ahead has in store for us. New friends we will make, and new things to discover and learn. What better time of year to set yourself a challenge. This could be something simple like revisiting a forgotten past time, or something altogether more challenging...
    New year.... New skill
  2. What George Knits - North Country Mitts

    Taking inspiration from our Quick Christmas Knits blog post I just couldn't resit knitting the North Country Mitts by Andrea Mowry. A super quick but still interesting to knit pair of aran weight fingerless gloves. Knitting in just one 50g ball. Also it was a good excuse to knit a little shop sample in the lovely Du Store Alpakka...
    What George Knits - North Country Mitts
  3. Quick Christmas Knits - Cowls

    As Christmas is quickly approaching the not so organised of us are frantically looking for for some quick and easy Christmas gifts. We knitters and crocheters rely on our crafting skills this time of year to whip up quick and thoughtful gifts for our friends and loved ones. So with this idea in mind I have put together a series...
    Quick Christmas Knits - Cowls
  4. Quick Christmas Knits - Gloves

    As Christmas is quickly approaching the not so organised of us are frantically looking for for some quick and easy Christmas gifts. We knitters and crocheters rely on our crafting skills this time of year to whip up quick and thoughtful gifts for our friends and loved ones. So with this idea in mind I have put together a series...
    Quick Christmas Knits - Gloves
  5. Yarn Pairings for Pompom Issue 31

    The winter issue of one of our favourite knitting magazines is always hotly anticipated here at Knit With Attitude. This issue focuses on Terrain. Think earthy inspirations and creative cues taken from the land. The designs have a nod to the tactile and three-dimensional nature of knitwear. Along with the designs there are recipes and articles exploring the deeper meanings...
    Yarn Pairings for Pompom Issue 31
  6. New Yarn:
    Moeke Yarns Elena

    Now we find ourself firmly planted in Autumn and the rain, wind and cold weather whips around us, what's better than introducing a new yarn to Knit With Attitude. It's woolly, it's rustic and with a great story, let us introduce Moeke Yarns - Elena. moeke-yarns.com Moeke Yarns is created by Ioana. Born in 1978 in Romania during the communist...
    New Yarn: Moeke Yarns Elena
  7. Throwback Thursday –
    Homeward Bound Shawl

    This week we have the Homeward Bound shawl flying in for Throwback Thursday. This design by Natalie Selles is graphic, contemporary and great for an enthusiastic beginner. Composing of garter stitch that gently increases to give you a classic asymmetric triangle shawl. A few panels of intarsia break up the stripes and are perfect for playing around with leftovers. The...
    Throwback Thursday –  Homeward Bound Shawl
  8. Throwback Thursday
    Blurred Lines

    Jumper weather is on us. As the autumn chill fills the air what better Throwback Thursday than with a jumper. The Blurred Lines Jumper by Maya is a great cosy jumper and showcases the amazing hand dyed talent of Ninapetrina. Blurred lines is a comfortable and easy to wear jumper, but with added style and panache. A modern boxy shape...
    Throwback Thursday – Blurred Lines
  9. Throwback Thursday –
    Pan's Snood

    For this edition of Throwback Thursday we have the Pan's Snood. The Pan's Snood was designed to celebrate the launch of Garnsurr's Pan when it arrived at Knit With Attitude. This luscious and interesting blend is perfect for little accessories and one skein projects. Pan is an earthy blend of 70% Buck Moahir and 30% Dala sheep. All hand dyed...
    Throwback Thursday – Pan's Snood
  10. Time for a new Project – Inspiration for the Starflake MKAL

    Stephen West is teasing us again! It's that time of year for a Mystery Knit Along or MKAL for short. Stephen West has been delighting and bewildering knitters for years with these ever so exciting MKAL's. This one is the 10th Anniversary MKAL and called Starflake so I'm hoping for something exciting. This time we are just looking at two...
  11. Yarn Pairings for Pom Pom 30

    The Autumn issue of Pom Pom is nearly here and this issue titled 'Sea Change' takes in a watery theme. Inspired by the sea and its ever-changing shapes and textures.Taking its cues from the sea itself or its contact and influence on the land. With a palette drawn from the sea, as well as the colour of the beach, stones...
  12. 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...

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