Events, News

Get ready to knit in public

The UK Hand Knitting team are big fans of knitting in public. Wherever we are, if there is a chance for a sit down (or even a wall to lean on), it is likely a project or two will appear - and we are really happy to chat to people about what we're doing. So… Continue reading Get ready to knit in public

Patterns, Yarn

Inspirations – summer style for kids

The last few sunny days have made us put away the big woolly projects in favour of small items and cotton yarns, avoiding that lap blanket insulation some projects create. One good option for warmer weather knitting and crochet is to make children's and baby items which are also quick makes so will be ready… Continue reading Inspirations – summer style for kids


Don’t be tripped up by pattern instructions – part 2

Following on from our look at instructions like “at the same time” or “on every following”, this time we are going to give you some tips for dealing with the term “evenly”. Increasing evenly You occasionally still find this instruction in new patterns but it is more common in older ones. You will be asked… Continue reading Don’t be tripped up by pattern instructions – part 2