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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 […]

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 […]


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