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How To Sew A Button to A Hat

How To Sew A Button to A Hat

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 […]

how to sew a pom to a hat

how to sew a pom to a hat

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 […]

How to sew a seam in reverse stocking-stitch

How to sew a seam in reverse stocking-stitch

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 […]

Choose Your Wrong Side Of Knitting

Choose Your Wrong Side Of Knitting

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 […]

Unpicking a seam in stocking stitch

Unpicking a seam in stocking stitch

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 […]

How To Knit Garter Stitch

How To Knit Garter Stitch

Are you a new knitter who’s starting to find themselves confused by ‘knitter’s jargon’? Everybody has to go through this at some point. Some things are so obvious to an experienced knitter, and not to the beginner. And it’s so frustrating! I remember going to […]

How I store my knitting needles

How I store my knitting needles

How do you keep track of those knitting needle pairs? Are they all over the place? Do you dare not use them, for fear of losing one? And so they turn into yet another bane in your life like ‘find the odd sock’ has become […]

Sewing A Garter Stitch Seam

Sewing A Garter Stitch Seam

You’ve knitted a rectangle- great job! Now you need to join it together somehow, to create a knitted headband, a bracelet, a coin purse or a square toque or beanie. This is where the problem arises… you signed up to learn how to knit, not […]


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