Liminal Bodies

This interview was originally published in Issue 32 and we’re delighted to make it publicly available here.  Interview by Francesca Baldry Images and words by Jacqueline Cieslak We are proud to share this interview with Jacqueline Cieslak, one of our favourite thinkers on knitting and activist body positivity. Her thoughts on how some bodies occupy […]

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ISSUE 32 NOW DIGITAL

Hello Pom Pals! It’s starting to feel like Spring has sprung here at PPQ HQ, and likewise, the digital version of our Spring Collection has well and truly sprung! In other words, the digital version of Issue 32 is now live, so if you’ve purchased the issue in print, you can redeem your PDF copy […]

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ISSUE 32 OFFICIAL PREVIEW

Welcome to Issue 32, our Spring 2020 collection which is inspired by the concept of air! The designs within the forthcoming pages celebrate the air-filled spaces which bring knit and crochet patterns to life – expect lots of lace and gauzy mohair – but also honour the intangible, liminal spaces which many of us inhabit. […]

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Knits About Winter KAL Catch Up

We’re so enjoying following the Knits About Winter KAL FO and Chatter threads on Ravelry! We’re about half way into this KAL, which ends on 31st March 2020, and we’re excited to share with you some WIP photos which have caught our eyes at this half way point!   These Persephone Mittens by @tinkhickman are just […]

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About a Pink Sweater: an Essay by Sophia Cai

Sophia Cai is a curator, writer, and knitter based in Melbourne, Australia. Sophia is one of the many voices who has been a fearless advocate for change and action within the fibre community regarding diversity and anti-racism. We’re honoured to have her contribute to Issue 31 and we’re publishing Sophia’s full essay on the blog so it […]

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ISSUE 31 OFFICIAL PREVIEW

Welcome to winter; a collection of patterns inspired by terrain awaits you. The designs are a nod to the tactile and three-dimensional nature of knitwear, but also explorations of the deeper meanings of maps, journeys, and boundaries. The designers, yarn producers, and writers come from, have moved to, and have cultural roots in many different […]

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KNITTING OUTSIDE THE BOX: DRAPE & FOLD OFFICIAL PREVIEW

Introducing the six stunning designs from the new Bristol Ivy book! Bristol revisits her ethos that ‘knitting has traditions, but doesn’t have rules,’ with patterns that twist and turn conventional construction techniques. The follow-up collection to her 2017 title Knitting Outside Box, this complementary edition of six knitting patterns delves deeper into innovative ways of […]

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