How to learn a new knitting technique

We are all different which means we have different approaches to and preferences about how we learn. This is as true when it comes to...

Taking the mystery out of blocking

If there is ever a word that can cause confusion and even denial in knitting, it is “blocking”. People will swear they have never blocked...

Get Knit Done Ep 005: Knitting Needles

The original plan for this episode was to talk about a quiz for knitters so they could see where they were on their knitting journey. ...

Get Knit Done Ep 004: Stash Stress

A bit like the struggle, stash stress is real. I know it's quite frivolous but I think that that's ok. We all need to talk about more...

Successful yarn substitutions

Knitters tend to fall into two categories when it comes to choosing yarn for a pattern – either sticking religiously to the yarn listed...

Get Knit Done Ep 003: Yarn Substitution

I have written quite a lot about Yarn Substitution here on the Knit School blog so rather than cover all of that again, you can find most...

It’s your knitting

Decluttering expert Marie Kondo is reputed to suggest that you should decide what to keep in your home by deciding if an object brings...

Finding time for your knitting

At this time of year, we often see people resolving to find more time for knitting. This is a great resolution because a) it shouldn’t be...

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