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  1. 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
  2. Book Review - Socks Yeah DK!

    Yes! What we have all been waiting for, the talented Rachel Coopey of Coopknits, the brains behind the amazing Socks Yeah! and Socks Yeah! DK yarns, has released a Socks Yeah! DK pattern book. DK socks I hear you cry! Yes! Speed up your sock knitting with this book and delve into the amazing colour range of Socks Yeah! DK...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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...
  9. Book Review: Socks Yeah! Volume One by Rachel Coopey

    One of the best things about working in a knitting shop is getting a first crack at new yarns and books when they come in the door! We are loving Socks Yeah! Volume One, the latest self published title from Rachel Coopey which accompanies her recent yarn line of the same name. We asked Natalie to review it for the...
  10. Yarn Pairings for PomPom Issue 19 Winter 2016

    Crispy leaves underfoot, a bite in the air, and there are mince pies for sale in the shops. Sounds like it's time for the Autumn issue of PomPom! Issue 19 of the quarterly magazine is in the shop and online and once again it is a knockout. The 11 beautiful patterns include accessories and garments for cold weather, keeping you...

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