Nov 01

How to make your hems stand out.

Casting On

Casting on and starting to knit is great, you’ve started, you’re knitting, but don’t the first bits always look the same? It’s a cast on, it’s stocking-stitch or garter-stitch… no surprises there! This video will give you a new idea… maybe you can become a hooked on dressing up those hems a bit more. See […]

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Sep 19

You can be the colour knitting guru!

Knitting Yarn 101

Knitting with colour seems a long way off when you start knitting. You knit a blue hat for a newborn baby boy, maybe a purple scarf for your Auntie and as you get a bit more adventurous you discover the variegated yarn that makes your knitting look like you’re the Fair Isle queen and your […]

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Sep 05

Are You A Witty Knitter?

Knitting Yarn 101

I love remembering the days when I would gather with my friends and chit-chat about knitting, all of us sharing the space to discuss our latest projects and read our knitting magazines. Those days aren’t that far behind me, but it’s a different world. For me it’s different because I realised that my health wouldn’t […]

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Aug 28

How To Knit A Bobble

Finishing Your Knits

You’ve seen me create tassels already… Well are you ready to see more options? Today it’s the bobble. Not the big old pom-pom that sits on top, but a tiny bobble which adds the elegant flourish to a beret. You know what else I’ve used these for? Buttons! They are great buttons! Especially perfect for […]

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