Knit with Attitude

iKnit7 Hilja Mitts Kit

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A project developed and born through the collaboration between the seven iKnit7 shops and designer Aleks Byrd, culminating in a knit-a-long engaging more than 300 enthusiastic knitters through February 2021. Now available as individual kits with access to all the tutorials and video resources provided during the event.

Aleks named these long wrist warmers after her grandmother who was a masterful knitter. A discovery of a little booklet with motifs she had created and copied from traditional patterns back in 1930s Estonia inspired these embroidered looking wrist warmers. This is a wonderful project introducing you to the Estonian inlay technique called “Roosimine”, with tutorials and videos by the designer to hold you by the hand learning this fascinating technique.

Our kits:

At KWA we have come up with 3 different yarn kits for you, all specially selected amongst our favourite yarns for colourwork, and each presented in 3 different colour combinations for you to choose from.
  • The Sølje kits include Hilja pattern, 100g Sølje, and 2x10g Sølje minis: £20
  • The Preseli kits include Hilja pattern, 50g Preseli and 2x10g Preseli minis: £29
  • The Cumbria Fingering kits include Hilje pattern, 100g Cumbria Fingering and 2x10g Cumbria Fingering minis: £30

Notions needed in addition: 3mm needles (dpns or for magic loop), stitchmarkers and a darning needle.

Iknit7 is a collaboration by seven unique yarn shops: Emily foulds, Ginger Twist Studio, Wild and Woolly, Knit with attitude, This is Knit, Tribe Yarns and A Yarn Story. To learn more visit
Designer Aleks Byrd
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