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Let’s Make A Rustic Pom-Pom

Let’s Make A Rustic Pom-Pom

So you’ve knitted a gorgeous baby hat. It might be plain- but an oh, so, to die for colour- it might be fair isle or striped. With the top two corners sitting waiting for an extra something you wonder what to do. I can see […]

How to make your hems stand out.

How to make your hems stand out.

Casting on and starting to knit is great, you’ve started, you’re knitting, but don’t thefirst bits always look the same? It’s a cast on, it’s stocking-stitch or garter-stitch… no surprises there! This video will give you a new idea… maybe you can become a hooked […]

Revealed: Essential Knitting Jargon For Beginners

Revealed: Essential Knitting Jargon For Beginners

You know what it’s like! What am I doing?! Where am I in the pattern!? This secret knitting code is driving me completely barmy!? (or other phrases you and I can probably both imagine! 😉 ) In today’s video I’m going to give you the […]

Single ribbing

Single ribbing

If you want to create a stretchy band for a hat or cuff for a pair of mitts and double ribbing isn’t quite tight enough, single ribbing is for you. Also known as 1×1 rib it is a simple repetition stitch pattern of knit 1, […]

When is a hat a hat?

When is a hat a hat?

When it’s a hat? OK, that was a daft question, but I’ve seen some odd looking hats in my time as a knitter and some of them I wouldn’t describe as hats! Firstly there is a craze for hats with ponytail holes. It’s a nice […]

Double ribbing

Double ribbing

I use a double rib a lot, it’s that little bit more forgiving than the taughtness of a single rib and I find it easier to knit. See what you think!

You can be the colour knitting guru!

You can be the colour knitting guru!

Knitting with colour seems a long way off when you start knitting. You knit a blue hat for a newborn baby boy, maybe a purple scarf for your Auntie and as you get a bit more adventurous you discover the variegated yarn that makes your […]

Double Moss stitch

Double Moss stitch

If you’re after a bit of texture in your knitting and want to get fancy, this is your chance. In this video I’ve used a chunky, smooth, wool yarn and most importantly a plain coloured yarn, to show off the combination of knit and purl […]


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