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What Is Chunky Yarn?

What Is Chunky Yarn?

Well, the question could also be, what is bulky yarn? or what is craft yarn? or rug yarn? There are a few complexities, so let’s break it down and make it as easy as possible to identify and substitute yarn from one pattern to another. […]

Yoga For Knitters: Travel yoga

Yoga For Knitters: Travel yoga

If you’re someone who knits everywhere… and I mean everywhere, knitting in the car, knitting on a plane, knitting on a train while you’re commuting…. well this is for you. It’s so easy to realise after an hour of knitting that you’ve barely moved your […]

Yoga For Knitters: Shoulders and Neck

Yoga For Knitters: Shoulders and Neck

Yes, incase you’ve not been with me for the last couple of weeks, yoga for knitters is a thing! I you practice yoga, it can provide therapy in so many ways for so many ailments, big and small When it comes to knitting, it may […]

Yoga For Knitters: Eye Yoga

Yoga For Knitters: Eye Yoga

Your eyes are focussing and can get strained when knitting, especially if the light is low in the evening or you’re knitting with 4ply yarn or even thinner. Your eyes might start aching if you’re knitting a pattern using lace or colour techniques where you […]

Yoga For Knitters: Hands and Wrists

Yoga For Knitters: Hands and Wrists

Self-care when you’re knitting is important for preventing problems before they occur. Taking breaks is something that I will always advocate and beginning to practice yoga, to give a little therapy for the parts of your body that you use when knitting, is the perfect […]

What Is 4ply Yarn?

What Is 4ply Yarn?

DK, Chunky, bulky, sock, fingering, lace weight, aran, worsted, and yes, 4 ply…. All weights of yarn, some the same, some stand-alone, but all weights of yarn that we are likely to encounter at some point in our knitting journey- if only to identify the […]

Yarn Review July 2018

Yarn Review July 2018

Let’s talk about Yarn! I have been knitting with a few new yarns over the last year and have some reviews ready for you. I’ll talk more about the five yarns that I loved the most in the video. To my surprise they were mostly […]

How To Knit Elbow Patches

How To Knit Elbow Patches

I don’t know about you, but elbow patches make me think of dusty old English Professors, and tweed jackets. And didn’t the eleventh Doctor Who, aka Matt Smith, have leather elbow patches in his tweed jackets? (Matt probably wore them in his hunting jacket as […]


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