It’s a knitters dream – knitting with 2 coloursSuch beautiful hearts, stars, criss-crosses and dots can be created with this stranded knitting technique. Fair Isle knitting can be on the bucket list for a long time though, as it looks and feels so tough. But take it slowly, one step at a time, pick a symmetrical . . .

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Fair Isle Knitting Tutorial step by step

Originating in the Scottish Island, Fair IslesAlso known as stranded knitting or colour-work knitting, Fair Isle knitting is celebrated as being a very cool process, that looks as if you’ve performed magic once you’ve finished! If you’re going to be authentic, you’re not actually doing fair isle knitting, unless you’re knitting over on Fair Isle! But . . .

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Fair Isle Knitting: 7 Tips before you start

Baby gifts can feel like an easy knitPerhaps you pull out familiar patterns that have been loved before and knit up a frenzy when new babies are on the horizon. Or pull out pre-knitted bounty from a drawer of finished items and send the spoils off with love.It can be a juggle though. There’s 3 . . .

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Knit Baby Gifts That Parents (and baby) Will Love

Knitters can feel like Goldilocks sometimes!Babies are continually growing, obviously! Which means deciding on which size to knit can be tough. Do we knit a newborn hat for a newborn, or get ready ahead of time for the 0-3 month hat?  Or perhaps they’re a small-ish 6-month old, so we go right in with a 6-month-sized cardigan?  That’s . . .

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Which Size To Knit For Babies

It can feel too hot to knit in summerBut there are a good few reasons why I continue and also lessons I’ve learned over the years to keep my knitting projects going in the warmer months. Some top tips can be to knit in the cooler times of day, for example in the early morning or . . .

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5 Benefits of Knitting In Summer