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  • Desert Roads – MK1 Yoyos x Caralisc

    Desert Roads – MK1 Yoyos x Caralisc

    Been looking forward to this – you may know Carl from his cool yoyo reviews + music creations. He’s been on my radar for a while and this was ultimately a very natural addition to team MK1. Please give this video a watch – it’s filled with great stuff & nice music!

  • Mk1 Path – Jack Hudspath Signature Yoyo

    The Path is now available! Buy one right here. This durable yoyo is constructed out of 7075 aluminum alloy, has a wide shape to make landing tricks easier, and features art from Jack Hudspath on some colorways.

  • Nathan Crissey joins Mk1 Yoyos

    National Yoyo Master and very nice person Nathan Crissey was already a fan of Mk1 yoyos when I asked him if he wanted to join. I knew that, of course, having asked him if he was a fan of Mk1 yoyos beforehand. This was a natural result of our online friendship, such as things are.…

  • Mk1 Spyglass Design Notes

    The Spyglass is the latest yoyo design from Mk1 Yoyos, our third bimetal, and eighth release overall. It takes design inspiration from previous Mk1 releases, the Diffraction and Contact, combining them into something wholly unique in our lineup. We’re excited for it. Are you? I documented the design and production process on YouTube in a…

  • Developing the Sliver

    Developing the Sliver

    The design of the Sliver, a new yoyo from Mk1 and Spiral, began with a threat. Jamie (Spiral owner) immediately responded with some slimline/mini thoughts, and a 37mm wide concept that he had been working on intermittently. This was back in 2020, early in the year, before even the Kappa had released. Talk about a…

  • Mk1 and Spinworthy – The RBC

    The RBC yoyo is a collaborative effort between MK1 Yoyos and Spinworthy. The idea behind this project was to take one of Spinworthy’s popular wooden models, the Blood Cell, and recreate it in high-quality 7068 alloy as a hollow, tug-responsive yoyo. The RBC uses a very small MR85 bearing, 5x8x2.5mm in size, and custom pads…

  • Mk1 Exia Yoyo Release

    We released a new yoyo, the Mk1 Exia, which is now available at YoyoExpert, YoyoSam, YoyoWorld, and YoyoTricks. It’s an inner-ring 7068 bimetal and retails for $95. The Exia was designed to be light-weight yet uncompromising, with an efficient and aggressive weighting that still feels natural to hold and throw. The aesthetics, engraving, and name…