If you loved Mīlēt why not try...

If you loved Mīlēt why not try...

by Sarah Stanfield January 29, 2021

Have you knit the Mīlēt mittens and are now looking for inspiration for your next project? Or do you love colourwork and not sure what you make? We give some suggestions for patterns to try.
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An Ode to Sweater Weather

An Ode to Sweater Weather

by Sarah Stanfield November 29, 2020

A hand knit sweater is a truly wonderful thing, and is a quick way to feel like you’re getting a hug on a cold day. Just in case you’re not convinced we've listed our top five reasons to love a hand knit sweater.
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How to Knit Your First Sweater

How to Knit Your First Sweater

by Sarah Stanfield October 03, 2020

Have you been wondering how to knit a sweater? We want to help by suggesting good beginner sweater patterns, free knitting tutorials to get you started and recommendations to help get that first hand knit sweater into your wardrobe.
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Abbeyhill: Preview knitter round up - Part 1

Abbeyhill: Preview knitter round up - Part 1

by Sarah Stanfield September 10, 2020

A look at some of the Abbeyhill sweaters made by our wonderful preview knitters who chose to use Tukuwool Sock yarn. They've kindly shared their size choices to help others match sizing information with how the design looks on a real body.
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Abbeyhill is live!

Abbeyhill is live!

by Sarah Stanfield September 09, 2020

It's time to meet your new favourite sweater! Abbeyhill has textured cables and a swingy, slightly cropped shape that's perfect for layering over everything.
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Wardie — open cardigan variation

Wardie — open cardigan variation

by Rebecca Redston May 01, 2020

I love my original Wardie, but wanted a slightly different style for this grey one to wear around the house with pjs or leggings. I stalled out on what to do with the buttonband as I knew I didn’t want it to have buttons. I’m not really a cardigan person and much prefer pullovers.
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Granton - Finishing Resources

Granton - Finishing Resources

by Laura Chau March 20, 2020

Almost to the finish line! Learn how to finish Granton by working the buttonband and seams.
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Granton - Joining the Shoulders and Sleeves

Granton - Joining the Shoulders and Sleeves

by Laura Chau March 13, 2020

Ready to join the shoulders on your Granton? Our photo tutorial will help you walk you through the steps for seaming the shoulders and picking up for the sleeves.
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How to join the pockets on Granton and Wardie

How to join the pockets on Granton and Wardie

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com March 03, 2020

The angled pockets on Granton and Wardie are the perfect size and angle for your hands and anything else! Learn how to join the pocket using a three-needle bind off.
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Granton - design details and overview

Granton - design details and overview

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com February 27, 2020

A long line cardigan with pockets is a wardrobe staple and I designed Granton, and its lighter weight sibling Wardie, to take that place in your wardrobe. Designing a basic garment is all about the small details, for Granton and Wardie my driving goal when choosing those details was creating a garment that you’d reach for again and again. Some of the techniques used might seem a bit intimidating when you first read the description, but they’re all used for a good reason, and adding them to your repertoire will level up your handmade sweater skills.
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How to knit cabled decreases

How to knit cabled decreases

by Laura Chau February 25, 2020

A step by step photo tutorial on working single and double cabled decreases without a cable needle, used for Granton and Wardie.
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Coming soon — Granton

Coming soon — Granton

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com February 18, 2020

Granton, Wardie’s older sibling, uses a thicker yarn, and has an easier button band more suited to the gauge. Granton is a classic long line cardigan with a deep v-neck and cosy pockets.
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