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...

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...

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...