News, Yarn

New yarns for autumn 2018

At UK Hand Knitting we’ve been enjoying seeing some of the new yarns that are appearing for this autumn so we thought it was time to share a few that we like the look of. First off, we have two yarns that are new takes on classic yarns and which could become regulars for your… Continue reading New yarns for autumn 2018

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Charity projects, Patterns, Tips

Choosing a charity to make for

It is Commit to Knit month and you may well be trying to decide what you are going to knit for charity and how best to choose an item or a cause. So here are a few tips to help you. It can be difficult to know whether it is better to make something to… Continue reading Choosing a charity to make for

Charity projects, News, Patterns, Tips

Tips for crocheting spiral granny squares

Among this year’s Commit to Knit pattern collection, we have a stunning crochet blanket that features “spiral granny squares”. We have been very excited about learning to make this new style of square but they are a little different to make, so we thought we should pass on the tips we’ve picked up. When you… Continue reading Tips for crocheting spiral granny squares