Patterns, Tips, Yarn

Substituting yarns – a friendly guide

One question we get asked a lot, is about how to substitute one yarn for another in a pattern. This may be because the pattern is for a discontinued yarn but it could also because you find your perfect shade in a completely different yarn or you might have some balls you want to use… Continue reading Substituting yarns – a friendly guide

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Tips, Yarn

Alternative summer knitting projects

We know that some people put away there knitting and crochet for the summer months – not something those of us at UK Had Knitting HQ understand – but it does happen. For some people certain fibres (especially in combination with plastic or metal needles) can feel hot or uncomfortable in their hands and might… Continue reading Alternative summer knitting projects