Hand made stitch markers for knitting

I have recently switched (or at least for hats) from knitting flat to in the round and realised that some stitch markers would come in very handy. You can of course just use pieces of contrasting yarn as stitch markers, but hey that’s boring! Anyway after having a bit of a drool over some hand […]

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How to make a tutu with knit waistband

I was looking through my craft stash and found some tulle ribbon. I used to use this to make tutus – the tulle ribbon is simply thread through a stretchy crochet headband to make a really fast and easy little child’s tutu. My daughter used to love wearing these hand made tutus and had a […]

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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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New Baby Card Topper Knitting Pattern

I have recently been attempting a bit of card making. Actually, I have an unfortunate knitting block going on and currently can’t decide what to knit whatsoever. There is actually a mountain of wool in my craft room. Too much, in fact. And it is all so lovely that I can’t knit it. Ridiculous! But […]

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Hand Knit Birthday Card Idea

There is nothing that says thoughtful as much as a hand made card. Whatever the occasion, there is something really special about sending a card that has been hand made, be it by yourself or a fellow crafter. Whilst knitting mostly lends itself to holidays/winter type celebrations, this hand knit birthday card can be made […]

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