How to knit a gradual colour change effect using two strands held together

Knitting with two strands of yarn held together creates a wonderful, marbled effect to your projects. Using one strand each of two different colours means that no one colour will be dominant and is a really simple way to give your work a wow effect. This article will explain how to knit with two strands […]

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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 knit the basketweave stitch plus free tea cosy knitting pattern

The basketweave knitting stitch is incredibly easy to knit up. You only need to know how to knit and purl to create this wonderfully textured basket effect on your knitted garments. The basketweave stitch lies flat and is therefore useful for so many garments. It looks particularly great when used in houseware knitting projects, such […]

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