Knitting & Crochet: Hints, Tips and Lessons

Beginners' Guide

Hadley Jumper: How To Shape The Lace Collar

Hadley Jumper: How To Shape The Lace Collar

January 04, 2018

Beginner's guide - How to shape the Hadley Jumper lace collar
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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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Easy Slumber Socks: How To Shape The Heel (Turning)

Easy Slumber Socks: How To Shape The Heel (Turning)

November 15, 2017

Beginner's guide - How to shape a sock heel by turning
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Sewing Up: Vertical and Horizontal (Garter Stitch)

Sewing Up: Vertical and Horizontal (Garter Stitch)

October 05, 2017

Beginner's guide - Sewing Up in Garter Stitch (invisible seaming)
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Sewing Up: Vertical & Horizontal (Stocking Stitch)

Sewing Up: Vertical & Horizontal (Stocking Stitch)

September 28, 2017

Beginner's guide - Sewing Up in Stocking Stitch (invisible seaming)
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How to do the Long Tail Cast On: Step by Step

How to do the Long Tail Cast On: Step by Step

February 13, 2015

Beginner’s guide - How to cast on with one needle
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How to make a slip knot: your first stitch in knitting

How to make a slip knot: your first stitch in knitting

February 13, 2015

Here's how to make the slip knot in a few quick steps.
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Own your knitting! Top tips for beginners

Own your knitting! Top tips for beginners

February 03, 2015

4 Tips every new knitter starting out should know.
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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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Don't get into a terrible tangle - Yarn Bowls

Don't get into a terrible tangle - Yarn Bowls

January 15, 2015

3 of our favourite yarn bowl suppliers for tangle-free knitting.
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