Blog & features: Knitting tutorials

Colourful blanket WIP with tutorial

21 August 2016

This latest project was a spur-of-the-moment idea that combines some of my favourite things; clashing colours, geomentric patterns and modular construction. Normally I’d wait until a project is finished before sharing a tutorial but it’s… Read more

Working with yarn bobbins

25 January 2016

Knitting bobbins are little (usually) plastic frames that allow yarn to be wrapped round and hang securely thanks to a little hook. They come in handy for certain kinds of colour work. Either: There are more than… Read more

1x1 slipped rib edge stitch tutorial

1 September 2015

This stitch forms a stable, sturdy fabric that combines the appearance of and favourable properties stocking (stockinette) stitch and 1 x 1 rib. We’ve used it in our . Unlike stocking stitch, it does not curl in either… Read more

Three needle bind-off

6 March 2012

Three needle bind-off* is an excellent technique for joining two pieces of knitting horizontally. It is especially good for shoulder seams because it gives a neat, non-bulky join, with the reinforcement and rigidity provided by… Read more