Jun 30

Knitted Face Masks or Sewn?

Odds and Ends

Are you living in a country that requires face masks? I am now, and in a lot more places than before. It’s not just when we’re visiting a hospital or on public transport that we need them, it’s in any place where we can’t keep 2 metres between each other. So we need face masks […]

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Jun 23

What To Knit In Summer

Planning Your Knitting

The warmer months don’t really lend themselves to knitting, for a lot of serial knitters There’s hot weather, beaches, strawberries and cream and not a lot of warm cosy knitwear. But we don’t have to just knit to keep us warm. I’ve got lots of ideas for you today on what to knit in the […]

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Jun 09

How To Knit Wrap And Turn On A Purl Row

Knitting Jargon Tutorials

Wrap and turn gives some fabulous results. The shaping options are endless once you begin adding these skills to your knitters tool kit of knowledge! You might come across this abbreviation when knitting jumpers, sweaters or cardigans as you shape sleeves and collars. Perhaps you’ll find it in shawl patterns when giving interesting flourishes to […]

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May 19

How To Knit pfb: ‘purl front back’

Knitting Jargon Tutorials

Increasing can be done in so many ways when you’re knitting. This is yet another… and it’s actually two methods that I’m sharing with you today! Each technique gives different effects, this one being useful for mirroring your increases with what is known as a bar increase. Today I’m sharing with you the conventional method […]

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May 12

How To Knit p2tog tbl

Knitting Jargon Tutorials

Purl 2 together through back loop That doesn’t sounds too difficult! When you start decreasing more frequently, you’re likely to see decreasing abbreviations on every row, not just every knit row. You’ll more likely find p2tog and p2tog tbl if you’re knitting on single-pointed needles as the designer will use all options available to achieve […]

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