Our knitting and crochet kit levels explained

About Our Kit Levels

Crochet  |  1 min read time

Which kit is right for you? This guide explains the skills needed for each level of our knitting and crochet kits.

How to wind a hank of yarn by hand

How to wind a hank of yarn by hand

Crochet  |  1 min read time

Learn how to wind your hank of yarn into a ball, without a ball winder, using our easy, step-by-step tutorial.

How to make a slip knot

How To Make A Slip Knot

Knitting  |  1 min read time

Let's start at the very beginning! We'll show you how to make your first stitch, and take your first step on your cr...

20 Knitting And Crochet Terms From CAL to Yarnie

20 Knitting And Crochet Terms From CAL to Yarnie

4 min read time

Beginner’s Guide - How to speak knitting and crochet slang

The language of patterns - decoding repeats

The language of patterns - decoding repeats

6 min read time

Beginner’s Guide - How to breakdown repeats in knitting and crochet patterns

4 Ways To Adjust A Pattern Using Yarn With Different Lot Numbers

4 Ways To Adjust A Pattern Using Yarn With Different Lot Numbers

5 min read time

Beginner’s Guide - How to make dye lot numbers work for your knitting and crochet

To Swatch Or Not To Swatch - The Importance Of Gauge

To Swatch Or Not To Swatch - The Importance Of Gauge

5 min read time

Beginner’s Guide - How to crochet/knit a gauge swatch

4 Knitting Needle/Crochet Hook Materials & Why We Chose Bamboo

4 Knitting Needle/Crochet Hook Materials & Why We Chose Bamboo

3 min read time

Beginner’s Guide - How to choose the right needle/hook for you

how to wash your knit and crochet items

How To Wash Your Projects

Crochet  |  3 min read time

Keep your lovingly-made garments and accessories looking fresh with our handy How-To guide.

Understanding Patterns And How To Read Them (Part 2)

Understanding Patterns And How To Read Them (Part 2)

4 min read time

Beginner’s Guide - How to read knitting/crochet pattern instructions

Understanding Patterns And How To Read Them (Part 1)

Understanding Patterns And How To Read Them (Part 1)

3 min read time

Beginner’s Guide - How to start your project: the preparation

Why does my yarn have knots in it?

Why does my yarn have knots in it?

1 min read time

Finding a knot in a new ball of yarn can be irritating but unless you hand spin your yarn, so that you know where you...

How to make quick pompoms from fork and yarn

How to make quick pompoms from fork and yarn

1 min read time

Beginner's guide - How to make a pompom