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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. Needle in a Yarn Shop - Knitting needles and their materials

    Wood, bamboo, metal, carbon fibre! At Knit With Attitude we stock a variety needle types made from all sorts of different materials, but what to choose? In this post I will talk a little bit about the different materials and what qualities they have. We do four different types of needles in Wood, Bamboo, Metal and Carbon. In these we have...
  10. Knit a Rainbow - Yellow

    Here at Knit with attitude colour is one of the most debated topics. So instead of doing a fibre or brand feature, I thought I would do little colour ones instead. So this post bypasses projects and specific yarn weights and lets us just love colour. Hopefully if you have a favourite colour in mind, or just looking for that...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...

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