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Which needles should I use for chunky yarn?

Which needles should I use for chunky yarn?

Once you’ve realised that you need to use chunky yarn, you have to find the right needles… But which ones!?????!!!??? I love knitting with all sorts of yarn, just as much as the next knitter. But when it comes to winter knits, I can’t get […]

How To Wind Yarn Into A Ball (3 methods)

How To Wind Yarn Into A Ball (3 methods)

What do you do when you finish knitting an item and you are left with 10g or 15g of yarn from a 50g or 100g ball? That’s not even one ounce, how much use is that going to be? You’d be surprised! This week’s video is […]

Casting Off French Knitting

Casting Off French Knitting

Last week I showed you how to start your French Knitting, (if you’d like to see that video first, where I also show you where I found these gorgeous french knitting dolls, click here) this week we can finish and make something with the resulting […]

How To Start French Knitting

How To Start French Knitting

French Knitting is great fun when you know how. And it’s an ideal companion to knitting when you’re teaching your child other yarn crafts. In this video, I’ll show you where to find a french knitting doll, how to cast on and how to get going […]

How To Pick Up A Dropped Garter Stitch

How To Pick Up A Dropped Garter Stitch

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 […]

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 […]


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