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Knitted shawl patterns perfect for Spring

Knitted shawl patterns perfect for Spring

by Sarah Stanfield April 09, 2021

What's your favourite type of knitted shawl? They're the perfect knitted accessory for Spring. Whatever your best loved shawl type, we've got options for you!
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Getting to know Tukuwool Fingering

Getting to know Tukuwool Fingering

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com February 19, 2021

Our guest contributor Nidhi looks closely at Tukuwool Fingering, a well loved classic Finnish wool, knitting and discussing swatches showing lace, cables, colourwork and it's beautiful texture.
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Getting to know Petter

Getting to know Petter

by Sarah Stanfield February 05, 2021

We put the spotlight on a well loved classic superwash wool, Rauma Petter and have fun knitting swatches showing lace, cables, colourwork and it's beautiful texture.
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What's Your Knitted Cowl Type?

What's Your Knitted Cowl Type?

by Sarah Stanfield December 13, 2020

If you enjoy knitted cowl patterns there’s not really a limit to the styles or the ways you can wear them. We all have them, so what’s your knitted cowl type?
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Lightweight cowls

Lightweight cowls

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com December 07, 2020

Have you wondered what to do with your precious single skeins? Or are you looking for a quick, luxurious knit? Our founder Ysolda writes about her favourite kind of project - lightweight cowls.
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How to Knit Your First Sweater

How to Knit Your First Sweater

by Sarah Stanfield October 03, 2020

We want to help by suggesting good beginner sweater patterns, free tutorials to get you started and recommendations to help get that first hand knit sweater into your wardrobe.
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Yarn ideas for some Bristol Ivy patterns

Yarn ideas for some Bristol Ivy patterns

by Nuala Fahey September 26, 2019

A look at designs from Bristol Ivy's first books and some suggested yarn/project combinations. Then I realised we had 2 other books and some magazines with patterns/articles by Bristol too, so you have multiple options to knit one of the beautiful designs she has produced over the last few years. 
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Making 8 pre–orders and some suggested yarns

Making 8 pre–orders and some suggested yarns

by Nuala Fahey September 13, 2019

This issue is so packed with beautiful projects to knit, sew, weave and craft that we thought it was worth going through them, highlighting some of the patterns and making some yarn suggestions from our shop - we have this conversation in the studio every time a new magazine comes in but this issue of Making seemed especially rich in inspiration.
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Autumn Sweater ideas round up

Autumn Sweater ideas round up

by Nuala Fahey September 06, 2019

Here in the studio, we are definitely feeling like it is sweater time. Some of us are still finishing up accessories from our holiday knitting, but we are excited about making sweaters and the workplace chat is full of links to Ravelry and other pattern sources with riffs on what yarn we could use and how we could adapt them.

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Suggested Patterns For Gilliatt – An Apology

Suggested Patterns For Gilliatt – An Apology

by Ysolda Ltd Collaborator May 14, 2019

Celebrating inclusively sized patterns (and those designers) for garments that would easily work with Gilliatt and any similar worsted weight yarn.
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Gilliatt Sweater Round-Up

Gilliatt Sweater Round-Up

by Ysolda Ltd Collaborator May 03, 2019

We are so pleased to introduce Gilliatt, the worsted weight version of Cyrano (Aran) and Ulysse (Sport). De Rerum Natura is a small yarn producer with a thoughtful approach to sourcing and raw materials. All the manufacturing stages are carried out in France, keeping processing and energy use to a minimum. The wool in each yarn line is a blend of French and European merino, produced in the most ecological way with concern for both the wellbeing of sheep and the environment.
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