Recent Posts

Drilling Down To Decreasing Diamonds

Drilling Down To Decreasing Diamonds

Once you’ve mastered the k2tog and p2tog you’re ready to fly with decreasing stitches. You can make the one item all knitters have to make at some point- the beanie. It’s a simple equation: cast on + knit/purl + decreasing = beanie See how easy […]

How I Reduce Stitches On A Purl Row

How I Reduce Stitches On A Purl Row

More knitting jargon this week, with p2tog, or purl two together. Just as last week, it’s a need to know skill and is one of the first shaping skills you’ll find in easy to knit patterns. To learn more about Knit With Hannah every week […]

The Easiest Way To Start Shaping Your Knitting

The Easiest Way To Start Shaping Your Knitting

The title says it all! Knitting can be practiced for years and years without shaping anything. There can be project after project producing fabulous fabric which runs straight and true, sides parallel, hems neat, cast-offs tidy. But what happens if someone says,”Knit me a hat […]

Purl Stitch

Purl Stitch

I’m sure you all had an inkling that after the knit stitch I would give you the biz of purl. Here it is! I found purl a completely baffling part of knitting when my Mum tried to teach me. I didn’t get it. I just didn’t […]

Your One-Stop For Casting On

Your One-Stop For Casting On

To ‘cast on’ is to begin knitting. The only other option is to crochet a chain from your yarn and knit into those stitches- but that is still a foundation row and would be called a ‘cast on’. The word ‘cast’ has various meanings, from […]

Knitting Basics For Beginners

Knitting Basics For Beginners

These few videos will start you off like a pro… And if you’d like a project to practice all of these skills how about the new free tutorial to knit a small blanket?

Mulder and Scully will be there to rescue you!

Mulder and Scully will be there to rescue you!

It’s quite simple really, isn’t it? Imagine sitting in your armchair, fire lit in the stove, a cup of cocoa just within reach on your IKEA coffee table. You have a vintage episode of The X-Files humming in the background and the knitting in your […]

Why the Big Bad Wolf hates the Cable Cast On

Why the Big Bad Wolf hates the Cable Cast On

My Mum taught me this method when I was brave enough to cast on for myself. Knitting was enough- but casting on too, that’s just crazy right!? For many years I never even knew that other options existed. When I did discover the knitting bible […]


Powered by WishList Member - Membership Software