Thrums!

I was going to put this up last Thursday but somehow it’s already Monday. Not quite sure how that happened! The nice part is it’s now perfectly timed so that you can cast on a fun thrummed project — I just released Cadeautje, the third pa...

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Saltire pom poms

We’re a wee bit distracted today in Scotland! Yesterday I joked on twitter and facebook that if someone didn’t come up with a topic for Technique Thursday I’d end up doing a tutorial for Saltire pom poms. There were some excellent suggestions and I’ve put them on our list for the future (and since ...

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The grammar of repeats

As this extract from one of Barbara Walker’s classic stitch dictionaries shows it’s usual to describe a stitch pattern by the number of stitches required to work one repeat (a multiple of 15 in this...

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Knitting belts

This is definitely just an introduction to the subject, but I’ve been playing around with using a Shetland knitting belt for a while now and get a lot of questions about it. There’s a lot of misinformation about this tool and how it’s used floating around on t...

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wee Envelope yoke tutorial

We’ve had a few questions about picking up the stitches for the back yoke so I’ve put together a photo tutorial for that section and for joining the two yoke sections together before working the right sleeve. ...

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