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How To Make A Knitted Friendship Bracelet

How To Make A Knitted Friendship Bracelet

If you’re stuck with scraps of yarn and left-overs from bigger projects you might wonder whether to declutter your yarn storage or find another use for them. You’re in the right place as this might sway you towards knitting up a floury of multi-coloured bracelets, for […]

How to YFWD in Knitting (and YRN)

How to YFWD in Knitting (and YRN)

More knitting jargon! It just keeps appearing and you know and I know that it can’t be avoided. If you’re going to knit the fabulous lace scarf or the pair of socks that you promised your Nan, then you have to find out what it […]

Learning To Knit If You Crochet

Learning To Knit If You Crochet

May has been warm so far this year… the UK broke the record of ‘May Day’ Bank Holiday temperatures yesterday. Up to 25ºC and sunny all weekend. And actually, it’s this time of year I find crocheting draws me away from knitting. Maybe it’s the fact […]

Why Does My Knitting Curl At The Edges?

Why Does My Knitting Curl At The Edges?

Once you start knitting the purl stitch and combining it with the knit stitch you may notice something strange happening… Yes, your fabric is curling at the edges, as if it’s been sent to taunt and frustrate you! There are a few reasons this happens, […]

What is DK Yarn?

What is DK Yarn?

If you’re searching a yarn store and constantly see the phrase, ‘dk yarn’ you might start scratching your head,  (or stroking your beard!) while wondering why these two initials came together and began describing a yarn. Everywhere you see it. Is it another part of […]

How To Cast Off- 3 methods

How To Cast Off- 3 methods

Once you’ve finished your knitting, in most cases you need to use a casting off technique to remove the stitches from the needle. How do you cast off if ribbing, and does stocking stitch need a different cast off to garter stitch? In this video […]

How To Knit Neat Edges

How To Knit Neat Edges

Have you noticed that the edges of your rows seem looser, more filled with stitches than the middle? It might look a bit like you’ve knitted extra stitches when in fact you’re just knitting your average garter stitch scarf or baby blanket. If your knitting […]

How To Weave In Yarn Ends

How To Weave In Yarn Ends

If there’s any sewing to do while you’re finishing your knits there will be ends of yarn to be woven in. And let’s face it there’s always the cast on edge too, which has to start somewhere, and that’s another loose end of yarn. How […]


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