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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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Stranded Colourwork: Tips for Small Circumferences

Stranded Colourwork: Tips for Small Circumferences

by Laura Chau March 13, 2020

Our tips for working stranded colourwork over small circumferences, on double pointed needles or magic loop.
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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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Decreases in Stranded Colourwork

Decreases in Stranded Colourwork

by Laura Chau March 11, 2020

Our second Colourwork Club pattern, Bellfield, features a beautiful snowflake pattern on the crown, with decreases neatly incorporated. Here’s our step-by-step photo tutorial on working decreases in stranded colourwork. Learn how to k2tog, ssk, and CDD.
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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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Three ways to hold yarn for stranded colourwork

Three ways to hold yarn for stranded colourwork

by Laura Chau February 20, 2020

Struggling to manage multiple yarns while working stranded colourwork? Here are three methods to try!
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Bleideag: an easy yoke sweater that beginners can tackle

Bleideag: an easy yoke sweater that beginners can tackle

by Laura Chau November 08, 2019

Bleideag is easy and relaxing to knit, available in a wide size range, and would be perfect for your first colourwork sweater project! The larger needles and quick chunky gauge make short work of this classic wardrobe staple. Here are links to tutorials that will help you tackle Bleideag, every step of the way. 
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Alternating cable cast on tutorial

Alternating cable cast on tutorial

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com November 01, 2019

An alternating cable cast on is a useful, stretchy cast on for ribbing that’s less fussy to work than a tubular cast on. It’s worked like a regular cable cast on, but instead of casting on each stitch knitwise stitches are alternately cast on knitwise and purlwise.

This tutorial includes both step by step photos and videos so you can use whichever suits you better.

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Gansey Bundle and Channel Island Cast On Tutorial

Gansey Bundle and Channel Island Cast On Tutorial

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com October 17, 2019

We love Gansey patterning and decided to go into our archive and reknit two old favourites. These were originally made in Blend no.1 and have now been reknit in Neighborhood Fiber Company Capital Luxury Sport. The cowl is made in Hollins Market and the hat in Reservoir Hill.
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How to join the shoulders on Wardie

How to join the shoulders on Wardie

by Ysolda support@ysolda.com October 11, 2019

The Wardie cardigan is worked in pieces from the bottom up.  When the front and back are complete they're joined at the shoulders and then the sleeves are worked from stitches picked up around the armhole.

If you're interested in knitting Wardie but aren't sure about the finishing here's how the shoulders and sleeve go together.

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Inverleith Kal - Right and Left Lifted Increase Tutorial

Inverleith Kal - Right and Left Lifted Increase Tutorial

by Laura Chau July 19, 2019

Welcome to the Inverleith KAL! Today we're providing a photo tutorial on the right and left lifted increases used in Inverleith.
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Choosing a size to knit

Choosing a size to knit

by Ysolda Teague March 01, 2019

Confused by which size of a sweater pattern to make? To get the best fit you'll want to know what size you are, and how to read the sizing information provided in your pattern.
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