Art Yarn Cowl Knitting Pattern

May we present a wonderful new free knitting pattern for you. The art yarn cowl is an amazingly fun knitting project. Knit on 12mm knitting needles, the super bulky cowl knits up really speedily and is a really creative looking piece. You don’t have to use art yarn, of course. Two regular super bulky yarns […]

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Tips For Substituting Yarn

If you knit on a regular basis, it is likely that you will either need or want to make yarn substitutions. This might be because a yarn has been discontinued, or perhaps because you have purchased some yarn and can’t find a pattern that you love for that exact brand. Substituting yarn is usually quite […]

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The Difference Between Knitting And Crochet

To a novice, it can be really difficult to see the difference between a piece of knitting or crochet work. To those of us who knit or crochet, we recognise the difference straight away. Working with yarn using either knitting or crochet gives an entirely different (in most cases) finish and fabric, and how you […]

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Our Favourite Handspun Yarn Makers

Here at The Knitting Times, we love handspun art yarn.  The thick and thin textures, the unique colours, the whole artistic, creativity that is there even before you start to knit – handspun yarn is magical. The best place to buy hand spun and art yarn is Etsy, the ultimate market place for everything hand […]

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