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Month: March 2020
Do you hate sewing up after you have finished your knitting? Or struggle to sew your work together neatly? Learn this technique called ‘ladder’ or ‘mattress’ stitch to make sewing up quicker and easier. ‘Ladder’ or ‘mattress’ stitch creates a very neat, flat seam to
You’ll often hear people talking about their ‘tension’ or ‘gauge’ when it comes to knitting. Tension/gauge is how many stitches/rows an average knitter will achieve in a given measurement. Often this measurement is done knitted in stocking-stitch (knit a row, purl a row), however occasionally
Next up in our Knitting Know How series is how to cable. In this post we will demonstrate how to cable back and front. Your pattern may instruct you to C6B or C6F, which means to cable 6 stitches back, or cable 6 stitches front.
Following the massive success of Happy Cotton DK in 2019, Sirdar have made the Happy amigurumi range even more exciting with the new release of Happy Chenille! Happy Chenille comes in irresistible, velvety soft little balls and will make your cute crochet characters even more
When you start knitting, you’ll hear a lot of people tell you to “check your dye lot”, but what is a dye lot? A dye lot is the batch that the wool has been dyed in. So, you may have 2 balls of the same