Have you ever found a pattern featuring a discontinued yarn, or wanted to use a different yarn than recommended? Here's some helpful tips on how to substitute yarn.
Have you ever looked at your stash and felt utterly uninspired? Losing your crafting mojo (or Crojo) can happen to anyone - but we're here to help you get back on track.
Learn how to knit colourwork with these helpful tips! Colourwork patterns can be intimidating to a newbie knitter, but these colourwork tips and tricks will have you knitting complicated designs in no time.
The short answer? Yes! The long answer has something to do with wanting to make sure that the finished product comes out the right size, the yarn works for the project and that you ensure that things aren’t going to go awry (at least as much as you can). The answer that you hopefully come to is that you WANT to make a gauge swatch.
Want to improve your knitting techniques? Here are some videos from Joeli Creates to help you out.
Somewhere buried deep in your subconscious, is the saying “Read all the directions before you start,” That made sense when you were in grade school and were taking a test for a grade, but, for some reason, once we add some pretty, colorful string, sharp pointy objects, and a must-have finished object dangling in front of us, all of that advice seems to disappear.
Today we share a round up of some great blog posts talking about how to knit lace. Lace knitting produces some beautiful items but can be a bit tricky to work. So we've had a look around and found some great blog articles to help you get started!
We scoured through YouTube and picked out some of our favourite crochet tutorial videos for you. If you want to learn to crochet or work through a new project, these videos will hopefully help you out.
Want to learn to knit? Earlier this week we talked about the tools and materials you might need. Today we wanted to talk about some ways to actually go about learning to knit. If you can't take a class in person the Internet can be a great resource, but it can also be overwhelming. So we went through and picked our our top 5 videos that can teach you how to knit.
Learning to knit is one of the most valuable skills you can acquire. The great thing about knitting is that with a few basic starter pointers and an easy-to-follow knitting kit, you can be well on your way to creating fantastic woollen designs for yourself and your family and friends. If you’re new to knitting, the thousands of wools, yarns and tools and accessories can be daunting. So we’ve put together a simple guide on what you need to learn to knit.
This is the first in our occasional series of helpful hints and tips for knitters. Starting with some of our favourite websites and online tutorials that beginners might find helpful.