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Knitting in the round

I knit a lot of things in the round and usually knit using dpn’s as I always get stuck when having to decrease.
Take a hat for example, you use the correct size circular needles to do the job then it comes to decreasing and all of a sudden you are stretching your stitches and risk putting the hat out of shape! 41 more words


New knitting pattern: falling leaves hat and scarf!

I’m excited to say that my first lace knitting pattern is now available to buy here on Ravelry! Woo!

It’s a classy leaf lace pattern hat and scarf, knitted in beautifully soft DROPS Alpaca yarn which will appeal to experienced and new lace knitters alike. 186 more words


Infinity Scarf, Honey Cowl

If you want something warm for winter or a pretty gift to give, this was an easy, enjoyable pattern. I made this as a gift for my sister-in-law (shout out to Kim). 224 more words

Hand-Made {DIY}

Emily Explains: How do I choose the right needles for my yarn?

When I first learned how to knit I was given a set of pink size 11 metal needles and a skein of hot pink yarn – a bulky wool and mohair blend. 413 more words


Hat on circular needles

In readiness for knitting Eldest Mudlets’ Christmas garment, I decided to try working a hat on circular needles and see how I got on. Circulars are something I have avoided following an abortive attempt to use them some twenty years or so ago but following on from my success with knitting two different coloured yarns in one pattern, I felt I really needed to stop being silly and try again. 290 more words


Tilly Sweater

I knew when I first knit the gorgeous intricate pattern on Tilly Lace Hat and Tilly lace Socks that this stitch pattern was going to look incredible on a sweater.  237 more words


How to achieve neat, even ribbing in knitting

One of the main problems knitters encounter is keeping their ribbing looking neat. Ribbing, whether it be 1×1, 2×2 or whatever combination can look sloppy – the main reason for this is that the column of Knit stitches preceding a column of Purl stitches can often look wobbly and uneven. 649 more words