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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Beginner Knitting-How to Get Started

Are you new to knitting or do you want to take it up, but you’re not sure where to start? Here are three steps to help you get past the ‘blank page’ effect... Read more.

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Personalizing for a Unique Knitting Pattern

Do you like to put your own flare on things? Do you love your unique sense of style and want to show it off through your hand knits? Are you curious about personalizing... Read more.

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Garter Stitch: To Block or Not to Block

Do you love Garter stitch? One of the simplest stitch patterns to create, Garter stitch offers such great flexibility. It can be used on its own in beginners and learn-to-knit patterns or combined... Read more.

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