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A Designer Bio – Why You Need It, and How to Write One

If you’re an aspiring designer, or if you’ve been designing for a while and you’re ready to sell knitting patterns, one important (and often overlooked) step is writing a stand-out designer bio. (Before... Read more.


Gifting for the Knitter/Crocheter

It’s that time of year when we’re all thinking about what to gift to the ones we love. For those of us in the knitting/crochet world, this usually takes one of two forms:... Read more.


Learn To Knit – Binding Off

Binding off in pattern for knitting is the process of closing off open loops on your knitting needles. Today, we’ll be finishing a sample project using the binding off technique. You can use... Watch now.


First Knitting Projects Can Be Stunning

Here’s a question I’m asked a lot – ‘Do my first few knitting projects have to be boring?’ Answer: Absolutely not! First knitting projects can be beautiful, nuanced, and uniquely your style.  The... Read more.


Learn to Knit – The Purl Stitch

The purl stitch is usually the second stitch learned by beginning knitters. When paired with the knit stitch, it can be used to create all sorts of beautiful textures. For this tutorial, you’ll... Watch now.


Unique Knitting Patterns: Pendant Scarf

What catches your eye in a unique knitting pattern? Is it textured stitchwork? Use of colour? For me, one aspect that stands out is a unique overall shape. The Pendant Scarf is a... Read more.


Crochet for Beginners

Did you know you can make lots of beautiful, unique garments and items for around the house with do-it-yourself crochet ideas? Here are some tips for getting started with crochet. 1. Look for... Read more.


Best Yarns That Won’t Pill

If you love to knit or crochet your own garments and accessories, you probably want them to last a while and to stay in great shape. One thing that can cause a handmade... Read more.

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Learn to Knit: Casting On

Casting on is the first step in any knitting project. While there are several ways to cast on, we’ll be learning the backwards loop cast on today. This is a simple cast on... Watch now.


Knitted Scarves: How to Choose a Unique Pattern

Do you love knitting scarves, but crave a little more variety in your knitted scarf patterns? Here are three tips to help you choose unique knitting patterns for your upcoming scarf projects. 1.... Read more.

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