Getting Started Tips

Beginners' Guide

20 Knitting And Crochet Terms From CAL to Yarnie

20 Knitting And Crochet Terms From CAL to Yarnie

July 23, 2019

Beginner’s Guide - How to speak knitting and crochet slang
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The language of patterns - decoding repeats

The language of patterns - decoding repeats

May 14, 2019

Beginner’s Guide - How to breakdown repeats in knitting and crochet patterns
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7 Uses For Leftover Yarn

7 Uses For Leftover Yarn

May 07, 2019

Beginner’s Guide - How to avoid wasting yarn scraps
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4 Ways To Adjust A Pattern Using Yarn With Different Lot Numbers

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

April 16, 2019

Beginner’s Guide - How to make dye lot numbers work for your knitting and crochet
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To Swatch Or Not To Swatch - The Importance Of Gauge

To Swatch Or Not To Swatch - The Importance Of Gauge

March 22, 2019

Beginner’s Guide - How to crochet/knit a gauge swatch
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4 Knitting Needle/Crochet Hook Materials & Why We Chose Bamboo

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

February 22, 2019

Beginner’s Guide - How to choose the right needle/hook for you
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Stitch & Story Kit Levels Explained

Stitch & Story Kit Levels Explained

February 20, 2019

Beginner’s Guide - How to progress from Beginner to Intermediate kits
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Washing Handmade Knit And Crochet Projects

Washing Handmade Knit And Crochet Projects

February 12, 2019

Beginner’s Guide - How to care for merino wool
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Understanding Patterns And How To Read Them (Part 2)

Understanding Patterns And How To Read Them (Part 2)

February 05, 2019

Beginner’s Guide - How to read knitting/crochet pattern instructions
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Understanding Patterns And How To Read Them (Part 1)

Understanding Patterns And How To Read Them (Part 1)

February 01, 2019

Beginner’s Guide - How to start your project: the preparation
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Why does my yarn have knots in it?

Why does my yarn have knots in it?

December 01, 2017

Finding a knot in a new ball of yarn can be irritating but unless you hand spin your yarn, so that you know where your joins are, you’re likely to come across more than a few if you regularly knit with natural yarn.
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How to make quick pompoms from fork and yarn

How to make quick pompoms from fork and yarn

February 03, 2015

Beginner's guide - How to make a pompom
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