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What Tools Does A Beginner Knitter Need?

What Tools Does A Beginner Knitter Need?

What does a beginner need to buy so you can get started with your knitting? You’ll be surprised that you may already have everything you need. And, if not, you may have your tool kit sorted with just one trip to the yarn store, or […]

How To Knit Moss Stitch

How To Knit Moss Stitch

We all love a good textured knit. It gives a little interest, and with the right yarn you can add a luxurious feel to a simple scarf or beret. Find a simple coloured yarn to really show off the full affect of utilising knitting and […]

My Favourite Knitting Bags

My Favourite Knitting Bags

Don’t we all have a parade of bags that have at one time or other held a knitting project? I am just as guilty as the next knitter of throwing a pair of needles, a ball of yarn and a folded knitting pattern in my […]

How to Make 1 Stitch (m1)

How to Make 1 Stitch (m1)

The more nuanced jargon begins to appear as you shape your garments, that might be giving a nipped in waist to a jumper or cardigan, it might be adding a slouch to a beanie or fabulous flattening to  the brim of a beret. Whatever it […]

How To Make A Knitted Friendship Bracelet

How To Make A Knitted Friendship Bracelet

If you’re stuck with scraps of yarn and left-overs from bigger projects you might wonder whether to declutter your yarn storage or find another use for them. You’re in the right place as this might sway you towards knitting up a floury of multi-coloured bracelets, for […]

How to YFWD in Knitting (and YRN)

How to YFWD in Knitting (and YRN)

More knitting jargon! It just keeps appearing and you know and I know that it can’t be avoided. If you’re going to knit the fabulous lace scarf or the pair of socks that you promised your Nan, then you have to find out what it […]

Learning To Knit If You Crochet

Learning To Knit If You Crochet

May has been warm so far this year… the UK broke the record of ‘May Day’ Bank Holiday temperatures yesterday. Up to 25ÂșC and sunny all weekend. And actually, it’s this time of year I find crocheting draws me away from knitting. Maybe it’s the fact […]

Why Does My Knitting Curl At The Edges?

Why Does My Knitting Curl At The Edges?

Once you start knitting the purl stitch and combining it with the knit stitch you may notice something strange happening… Yes, your fabric is curling at the edges, as if it’s been sent to taunt and frustrate you! There are a few reasons this happens, […]


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