Disappearing Loop Cast-on

Disappearing Loop Cast-on

by Laura Chau October 21, 2021

Learn how to work the disappearing loop cast-on with a clear step-by-step tutorial. This easy alternative to the pinhole cast on and Emily Ocker's cast on is perfect for top-down hats, centre-out shawls and blankets, seamless toys and toe-up socks.
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How to wear a shawl

How to wear a shawl

by Ysolda Ltd May 23, 2021

We love knitting and wearing shawls, but it can be hard to know how to style them. Our guide by Atia of The Bright Blooms is here to help with advice and tips!
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Identifying and fixing mistakes in lace knitting

Identifying and fixing mistakes in lace knitting

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com May 06, 2021

When learning to knit lace, mistakes are inevitable! In this blog post, we’ll go over identifying, correcting, and preventing common lace errors.
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Learn to knit: how to read knitting charts

Learn to knit: how to read knitting charts

by Laura Chau April 29, 2021

A knitting chart is a graphical representation of knitting or knit fabric. Even if you prefer knitting from row-by-row directions, understanding how charts work will deepen your understanding of knitting.
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Knitted shawl patterns perfect for Spring

Knitted shawl patterns perfect for Spring

by Sarah Stanfield April 09, 2021

What's your favourite type of knitted shawl? They're the perfect knitted accessory for Spring. Whatever your best loved shawl type, we've got options for you!
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How to block a shawl

How to block a shawl

by Laura Chau April 01, 2021

Learn how to block a shawl will take your project to the next level. Our free tutorial takes you step-by-step through the blocking process, from soaking through to pinning out your knitted lace project.
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Learn to Knit: Yarn Over

Learn to Knit: Yarn Over

by Laura Chau March 09, 2021

Do you want to learn how to knit pretty lace patterns, brioche stitch, and other fun knitting stitches? You’ll need to learn how to make a yarn over and our free tutorial will show you how!
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Garter Tab Cast-on Tutorial

How to knit a garter tab cast-on

by Laura Chau March 09, 2021

A garter tab cast-on is frequently used for triangular shawls, and can be used for any shawl knit from the top-down, including crescent shawls and half pi shawls. Learn how to knit the garter tab cast-on with our step-by-step tutorial and video. 
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Getting to know Tukuwool Fingering

Getting to know Tukuwool Fingering

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com February 19, 2021

Our guest contributor Nidhi looks closely at Tukuwool Fingering, a well loved classic Finnish wool, knitting and discussing swatches showing lace, cables, colourwork and it's beautiful texture.
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What's Your Knitted Cowl Type?

What's Your Knitted Cowl Type?

by Sarah Stanfield December 13, 2020

If you enjoy knitted cowl patterns there’s not really a limit to the styles or the ways you can wear them. We all have them, so what’s your knitted cowl type?
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Lightweight cowls

Lightweight cowls

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com December 07, 2020

Have you wondered what to do with your precious single skeins? Or are you looking for a quick, luxurious knit? Our founder Ysolda writes about her favourite kind of project - lightweight cowls.
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Guest post: Ashtan's giant Orchid Thief shawl

Guest post: Ashtan's giant Orchid Thief shawl

by Ysolda Ltd Collaborator May 19, 2020

We love this incredible, wearable hug of a shawl, which Ashtan Albright knit and we enjoyed her account of the process even more. It might be just the motivation you need if you're not sure you can knit lace.
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