Knitting Tips and Tricks

Sep 17

How To Measure Knitting Length

Knitting Tips and Tricks

There will come a point when you start following patterns, where the instructions include a simple sentence such as ‘knit to 10cm’. That sounds easy enough, but let’s get the measuring part accurate. Once you know how it’s done, you’ll know it for life. As I’ll show you in the video, make sure you have […]

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Aug 21

How To Pick Up A Dropped Garter Stitch

Knitting Tips and Tricks

You’re knitting along quite happily when you realise that there’s a hole… a run, a ladder, escaping from the middle of your needles! Don’t panic! If you’re knitting every row, you’re knitting what is called garter stitch and you can fix this lickety-split! All you need is a crochet hook or a spare needle, and […]

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Apr 10

How To Knit Neat Edges

Knitting Tips and Tricks

Have you noticed that the edges of your rows seem looser, more filled with stitches than the middle? It might look a bit like you’ve knitted extra stitches when in fact you’re just knitting your average garter stitch scarf or baby blanket. If your knitting is generally a bit loose, this isn’t unusual. But also […]

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