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

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News, Patterns

Check out our lovely new patterns celebrating Commit to Knit month

September is all about charity knitting for us. It is this year’s Commit to Knit month when we ask knitters and crocheters to commit to making one item for crochet during the month. We know lots of you already donate your skills to crafting items for charities nationwide. There are at least 6 million people… Continue reading Check out our lovely new patterns celebrating Commit to Knit month

Charity projects, Events, News

Three reasons to Commit To Knit for charity this June

June is Commit to Knit month, when we ask you to commit to knit or crochet at least one item for charity. So why should you get involved? Stashbusting A lot of the patterns in the special charity knitting supplement we have put together with the lovely folk at Simply Knitting (look out for it… Continue reading Three reasons to Commit To Knit for charity this June

Tips

Top tips for knitting in public and on the move

This Saturday is Worldwide Knit in Public Day (WWKIP) and as part of Commit to Knit month we’ve been encouraging to take your charity projects and join in events. But for some knitters and crocheters taking our projects out and about isn’t just for WWKIP day. For some of us our knitting goes pretty much… Continue reading Top tips for knitting in public and on the move

Charity projects, Events

Why we like to knit for charity

It is Commit to Knit month  and we’re asking you to sign-up to knit or crochet an item for charity during June. We’ve come up with a list of charities that could benefit from your knitting and put together a collection of patterns for those organisations. The patterns are available in a booklet issued with… Continue reading Why we like to knit for charity

Charity projects, Events, News, Patterns

Are you ready to Commit to Knit?

June is Commit to Knit month 2016, when we ask you to pledge to knit an item (or more than one) for charity. The month follows on from our first Commit to Knit campaign last year when hundreds of knitters and crocheters signed up to make items for a number of charities with yarn based… Continue reading Are you ready to Commit to Knit?