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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 […]

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 […]

Are You A Witty Knitter?

Are You A Witty Knitter?

I love remembering the days when I would gather with my friends and chit-chat about knitting, all of us sharing the space to discuss our latest projects and read our knitting magazines. Those days aren’t that far behind me, but it’s a different world. For […]

Adding That Little Bit More

Adding That Little Bit More

You’ve see me create tassels already… Well are you ready to see more options? Today it’s the bobble. Not the big old pom-pom that sits on top, but a tiny bobble which adds the elegant flourish to a beret.   You know what else I’ve […]


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