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Stashbusting for Commit To Knit (and how to adapt a pattern from DK to Aran)

This year as part of Commit to Knit we are asking people to make and donate hats for homelessness and refugee charities. We have a number of free hat patterns on our website including our basic beanie pattern. This simple pattern is easily customised: so you can use up your yarn stash by using stripes… Continue reading Stashbusting for Commit To Knit (and how to adapt a pattern from DK to Aran)

Patterns, Tips, Yarn

Fixing problems in your knitting – part 2 tension

We've all done it. Started knitting in the size we think will fit, followed the pattern and ended up with something that is completely the wrong size. If only we'd knitted a tension square. Knitting to the correct tension is essential if your piece is going to come out the same size as the pattern.… Continue reading Fixing problems in your knitting – part 2 tension