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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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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Where to find the cutest newborn bonnet knitting patterns

Ever since the birth of the beautiful royal baby, Princess Charlotte, newborn bonnets have been very much back in vogue. A traditional, somewhat vintage garment, bonnets for newborn babies are super cute and also very warm and practical. Newborn bonnets make a wonderful knitting project. Fast to knit, and an amazing gift for any new […]

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Pixie Scarf Knitting Pattern

Today the Knitting Times is proud to bring you the free knitting pattern for an eye-catching pixie scarf. It is called a pixie scarf as the two pointed ends are similar to the tail of a long tail pixie or elf hat. This is a long scarf which can be wrapped once or twice around […]

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