Tips, Yarn

The fun of yarn shopping on holiday

It is that time of year when many of us stare at suitcases agonising over how many knitting or crochet projects we will need for our holiday. Will one or two projects be enough for a week? Should I take an extra emergency ball of sock wool and some dpns? What if there are five… Continue reading The fun of yarn shopping on holiday

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Patterns, Tips

Summer knitting projects for kids

As the schools break up for the summer, many people’s thoughts are turning to how to keep their kids occupied for the summer. One way is to teach them to knit or crochet – see our tips here – but what if they have already mastered the basics? How do you keep them interested when… Continue reading Summer knitting projects for kids

Tips

Planning Your Holiday Knitting

The summer holidays are upon us which means some annual knitting conundrums are arising. First off, is how many projects to pack for a holiday. When we asked our Twitter followers how many projects they take away, answers included “too many”, “a range” and varied from two to six. The big issues seem to be a… Continue reading Planning Your Holiday Knitting