How to knit pleats – the easy way

I was recently shopping for clothes and stumbled across some wonderful pleated skirts and dresses made out of knitted fabric. This got me thinking – how do you knit pleats? Having searched the internet, it seemed that knitting pleats is really rather difficult (or for me, at least). Then, because the search for how to […]

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All about mosaic knitting

Mosaic knitting is a colour work technique which is also known as slipped stitch knitting. There are a large variety of mosaic knitting stitches, and the end result of using this technique is often extremely striking and complicate looking. Mosaic knitting is however very simple once you hang of it. The aim of this article […]

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How to knit the linen stitch

Using the linen stitch is perfect for knitting homewares such as teatowels, coasters, pot holders and dishcloths. It is a sturdy knitting stitch that sits flat and works up quite bulky due to the slipped stitch technique used. The linen stitch can also be used to knit scarves and even jackets. Its use is not […]

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How To Knit A Fake Cable Using Only Knit And Purl Stitches

Do you love the look of cable knitting but find using a cable stitch rather faffy? Maybe you would just like to learn another way of creating a stylish cable effect in your knitting to add to your stitch repertoire? Read on to find out how to make a wonderful cable knitting stitch using only […]

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How To Knit The Lace Rib Stitch

Today’s post is to show you how to knit a wonderful Lace Rib knit stitch. If you are looking for a wonderful alternative to ribbing to use in a knitting design, the lace rib stitch fits the bill beautifully. It is a stretchy stitch with a pretty eyelet lace feature which is really very simply […]

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