Have you ever knitted a square hat? I mean it’s easy, right? Just plain garter stitch and sew up one seam? It’s the average hat that you find in your first ‘how to knit a hat’ tutorial. Then when you wear it does it feel like there’s a bit too much room in the crown?

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We all need hats with that extra touch of special sometimes. And you’ll find cycles of favouritism through various brands of special if you live as long as me! Pom-poms were so ‘in’ during the 1970s and they felt a bit nerdy when I was becoming a teenager in the 1980s. All of a sudden

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Whether you call it stocking-stitch or stockinette, or even ‘the wrong side of knitting,’ you will finish knitting one day and realise there’s a seam that needs securing. And that seam may appear unfathomable. It’s not as confusing as all that. Just take a bit of time to understand the fabric and you’ll be flying

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This is where knitting becomes controversial. Did you know there were wrong sides and right sides? And who decided before and who decides now? Well, the answer is simply that the pattern decides for you, but you can also make that decision for yourself when you’re knitting. I show you in this video what is

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The dreaded feeling of finishing a knit, only for it to not fit! In this case, is the hat too long or too short? In another, have you sewn up a seam in a sleeve, only to discover that when you reach the cuff you have completely messed up and there’s two inches of cuff

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