natural fibres

  1. Fibre Talk - Merino

    This post was originally written by Natalie Selles and published on our blog back in 2015. The Fibre Friday posts have now been edited to reflect our current selection of yarns, under the new heading Fibre Talk. This week we are talking about merino wool. Merino wool! you may say, That's not a summer yarn. It's all sheepy and warm...
    Fibre Talk - Merino
  2. Fibre Talk - Linen

    This post was originally written by Natalie Selles and published on our blog back in 2015. The Fibre Friday posts have now been edited to reflect our current selection of yarns, under the new heading Fibre Talk. This week's fibre feature is linen. Linen has been used as fabric for thousands of years. Some of the oldest fabrics found were...
    Fibre Talk - Linen
  3. New Yarn - Riverknits Chimera

    It's time to introduce you to Chimera from Riverknits. This unique yarn features the most gorgeous range of hand dyed marls on an all British Blue Face Leicester base. Riverknits was created by Becci and Markus and first began life on their narrowboat home. Directly influenced from their daily life on the canals and rivers. Their colour inspiration draws on...
    New Yarn - Riverknits Chimera
  4. How to find a fade

    There are so many beautiful projects out there at the moment that call for a fade. From the original Find Your Fade Shawl and So Faded by Andrea Mowry to Fading Point by Joji Locatelli, there are loads of options, ideas and inspriations. But what is a fade, and how do you choose your yarns?! First off, what is a fade...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
  12. 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...

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