Technique

How To Start Double Knitting: 7 Common Problems With Answers

Double Knitting Tips For Beginners Also known as reversible knitting this technique allows you to make two connected layers of fabric at a time. It’s great for any type of garment you want to potentially wear on either side, or for garments you will end up seeing both sides of anyway: hats, gloves, scarves/shawls, cardigans,… Read More How To Start Double Knitting: 7 Common Problems With Answers

Technique

Rip It Out Before You Tear It Out: How To Correct Knitting Mistakes

So you’ve been knitting for a while and managed to get a good-sized chunk of that section done but when you look down and inspect your work you realize that you’ve made a mistake! Maybe it was getting your tension wrong and now your knitted piece is too big or too small, it  could be… Read More Rip It Out Before You Tear It Out: How To Correct Knitting Mistakes

Technique

An Introduction To Knitting Needles

The Tools Of The Trade There is such a variety of knitting needles available on the market it can be hard for a beginner (and also seasoned knitters) to choose which type of needle you should be picking for your project. As your needles will play a big role in the success of your project… Read More An Introduction To Knitting Needles

Baby, Blankets, Pattern

Moss Blocks Baby Blanket

Baby season seems like it’s always here, or as it’s known in my office “Oh, another one came along” (we have a lot of Mummies). Come the Summer time though you’ll be seeing all those fresh cheeked babies out in their strollers with their parents and they’ll be needing a little something to keep them… Read More Moss Blocks Baby Blanket

Pattern, Socks

Free Textured Beginner Sock Pattern

Socks For Beginners Socks are a great way to build your skills as a knitter because they have a standard construction which you can build on to make a unique version of the vanilla sock. This sock is going to use a combination of knits and purls to make a staggered moss stick pattern for… Read More Free Textured Beginner Sock Pattern

Shawls, Technique

How To Block Acrylic Yarn

Taking Your Acrylic Projects To The Next Level I love to work with acrylic yarns for many reasons but the top two are because projects made with them tend to hold their shape well when finished and the yarn is generally inexpensive. However, it is difficult to get acrylic projects looking professional because you cannot… Read More How To Block Acrylic Yarn