The Best Free Fair Isle Knitting Patterns

If you are a fan of colourful knitting, you will love the Fair Isle technique. Fair Isle knitting originates from Scotland. The beautiful colour work method is also known as stranded knitting. Two or more stands of yarns are carried across the knitting project, and are picked up and swapped over to create beautiful repeat […]

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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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Newborn Elf Hat Knitting Pattern

This article contains the free knitting pattern to knit a very cute newborn baby elf hat. As you can see from the photo, this hat design made it (well the very cute baby and the awesome photo made it, actually) to the front cover of a magazine. The photo was taken by the professional photographer […]

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How To Self Publish Knitting Patterns and Books On Amazon

Many knitwear designers sell instant download versions of their knitting patterns online.  The most common platforms to do so are Etsy, Ravelry and Lovecrafts.  Selling knitting patterns online on your own website is also an option for making money by selling your own knitting patterns. A way to sell your own digital knitting patterns online […]

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Buying Yarn From the UK After Brexit

As an EU resident who likes to buy yarn from my home country of Great Britain, I was quite concerned about continuing to order yarn from there after Brexit. I had heard about added import taxes and indeed about parcels not even being able to leave Brexit Island. Obviously this is a great shame, as […]

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