Autumn is a time when lots of people take up knitting for the first time or return to it after a long time. We want to encourage these new knitters so they can really enjoy their knitting and crochet, so we asked our followers on Twitter what advice they would give a new knitter. Please… Continue reading Your tips for new knitters
So are you a knitting monogamist who sticks to one project until the bitter end or do you have two three four or more projects on the go at any one time? I’ve come across lots of different names for the latter group (some of them not that polite) but I like the term I… Continue reading Knitting monogamist or a project for every occasion?
Recently we asked you to nominate your favourite charity that takes knitted or crocheted items and we were amazed by the response. We were inundated with nominations and we have now contacted all the charities and voluntary organisations just to make sure they want to take part. The list for 2015 is now complete and… Continue reading Commit to Knit – Time to Volunteer
Some of the biggest craft and knitting shows of the year are coming up in the next few weeks. There's The Handmade Fair at Hampton Court, Yarndale, the Bristol Wool Fair and then The Knitting and Stitching Shows in London, Dublin and Harrogate. These very large shows can be overwhelming – the Knitting and Stitching… Continue reading Craft show survival guide