Knitting

October 9, 2014

New Needle Resource Uploaded – k1tbl

Knit 1 through back loop   K1tbl or K1 tbl or K1b Most commonly k1tbl, these stitches all do the same thing.  They all knit in the back of the loop to produce a twisted type of knit stitch.  This forces the normal V look to the stitch into a Y and is stretchier. We […]

Knitting
June 27, 2014

How to Wet Block your Knitting

Wet Block your knitting may sound scary or foreign but the fact is it can make your project sing!  It will make the stitches even out and open lace wok and cables nicely. How to Wet Block your Knitting “Even the professionals block” There are ways to steam knitting that can kill synthetic yarns but […]

Crochet, Knitting, Loom
June 5, 2014

5 Things About Knitting You May Not Have Known

5 Things About Knitting You May Not Have Known Guest blog By Kath Knitting, once associated with only older people used to making their own clothes and embarrassing jumpers made by well-meaning Grandmas, is on the up.  Crafts are increasingly popular amongst the young, and sewing and knitting your own clothes in a struggling economy is […]

Knitting
May 1, 2014

Swatch and Cast-On Calculator

Swatch and Cast-On Calculator for Knitting (needles or loom) Swatching for Gauge.  Three words we don’t like to hear. Have you read or heard that you need to make a swatch? Or check your gauge? Don’t be scared. Try our swatch and cast-on calculator Yes, you will need to knit up a swatch in the […]

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