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Free Beginner Lace Shawl Workshop

Learn to knit your first shawl

Let our free shawl knitting workshop carry you through the soothing rhythm of the stockinette centre and simple lace pattern of the Ishbel shawl; the triangle shawl can be knit up in 4 different sizes and 2 yarn weights, making this the ideal first shawl project to undertake with guidance and ease.

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The beginning of a mattress stitch in contrasting yarn

Learn to Knit: Mattress Stitch

March 29, 2023 6 min read

By following our step-by-step mattress stitch knitting tutorial, you'll learn how to make your seams look beautiful and how best to prepare your knitting so that when you seam it with mattress stitch, it goes smoothly on the first try.
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A white woman sits on the edge of a pavement with a wall behind her, she is smiling and wearing a cream coloured handknit scarf.

How to Knit a Scarf: A Beginners Guide to Scarf Knitting

March 23, 2023 4 min read

Want a quick and easy beginners tutorial on how to knit a scarf? This garter stitch scarf is easy to knit and requires just 3 skills; casting on, the knit stitch and casting off.
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Learn to knit: the long tail cast-on

Learn to knit: the long tail cast-on

February 03, 2022 3 min read

The long tail cast on is a great multi-purpose knitting cast on and the perfect place for beginner knitters to start. Learn how to work the long tail cast on and how to estimate the length of yarn needed with our clear step by step tutorial and video.
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