Brexit update

Brexit update

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com January 04, 2021

Brexit is a deeply uncertain time for many small businesses, and you may be wondering how it will affect our business and our customers. Our founder Ysolda outlines the issues we're currently aware of. 
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Tombreck Hat, a free pattern

Tombreck Hat, a free pattern

by Sarah Stanfield December 24, 2020

Looking for a quick warm winter hat this year? Our free knitted hat pattern Tombreck is a little gift to you! It's perfectly simple, is an ideal project for new knitters and it looks amazing on everyone!
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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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How to knit twisted rib

How to knit twisted rib

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com December 11, 2020

Twisted rib is a beautiful stitch to add to your knitting repertoire! This easy knitting technique produces a wonderfully tidy, reversible fabric that's a simple fix for messy ribbing.
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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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Inspiring Handmade Christmas Ornaments

Inspiring Handmade Christmas Ornaments

by Sarah Stanfield December 06, 2020

Handmade Christmas ornaments can be used and remembered each and every year which is part of their charm. Use them to celebrating handmade, the joy of small actions and have fun with colour play.
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New! - Gift Boxes

New! - Gift Boxes

by Sarah Stanfield December 02, 2020

Find out about our new range of carefully curated and beautifully packaged gift boxes, designed to make the knitter in your life very, very happy.
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An Ode to Sweater Weather

An Ode to Sweater Weather

by Sarah Stanfield November 29, 2020

A hand knit sweater is a truly wonderful thing, and is a quick way to feel like you’re getting a hug on a cold day. Just in case you’re not convinced we've listed our top five reasons to love a hand knit sweater.
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Photographing your makes

Photographing your makes

by Ysolda Ltd November 24, 2020

In the second part of our series on how to photograph your knitwear and makes, Kat Goldin of The Crochet Project talks us through the process and the technical side of taking a photo.
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Gifts for knitters

Gifts for knitters

by Sarah Stanfield November 22, 2020

Are you looking for the perfect gift for the knitter in your life? Or are you looking for ideas and inspiration for knitting gifts to send to family and friends? We've chosen some of our favourite gifts from our store and other small makers.
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Being the maker and the model

Being the maker and the model

by Ysolda Ltd November 15, 2020

A guest post by Danielle Gordon of The Chachi Power Project where she writes about what it means to be a maker and be proud of more than just what you create.
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Ladderback Jacquard Tutorial

Ladderback Jacquard Tutorial

by Sarah Stanfield November 13, 2020

Learn about ladderback jacquard in this tutorial, a neat way of handling long floats of non-working yarn when knitting colourwork patterns.
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