Mosaic Stitch Beanie Hat Free Knitting Pattern

Here is a lovely free knitting pattern for an adult sized colourful slouchy pompom hat. The hat is knit in the round and uses a mosaic knitting technique to achieve the pretty, spotty multi coloured pattern. Mosaic knitting is a really interesting colour work technique which is also known as the slipped stitch colour work […]

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Understanding Imperial Knitting Needle Sizes

Most knitters, whether beginner or experienced, will want to try out working from vintage knitting patterns at some point. From classic vintage cardigans to fun 1980s character sweaters, vintage knitting patterns offer us the opportunity to create stunning, nostalgic garments. Not only will our wardrobes really stand out from the crowd, we can also use […]

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Knitting Colour Work Explained

Knitting can be anything from plain and minimal to wondrously colourful and highly patterned. That is exactly what makes it such a versatile and exciting hobby. For beginner knitters it could be that you see a multi coloured design that you love, but don’t know quite what colour work technique was used to make that […]

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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 An Easy Frill

Frills and ruffles are a perfect way to make a simple knitted garment look really elegant and feminine. Whether you are knitting gloves, mittens, a cardigan or even socks, adding a frill instead of, or underneath, a ribbed border gives a beautiful, eye catching effect. Look at this pair of fingerless mittens. The frill border […]

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