Benefits of Flat Knitting with Circular Needles

Knitting Needles

Flat knitting with circular needles is a fun way to mix things up a bit with standard knitting. There are many benefits to knitting flat on circular needles instead of straight knitting needles, and the concept is not much different. If you have a flat project you’d love to complete but only have circular needles[Read More]

Finding The Best Knitting Lessons

knitting lessons

Knitting lessons come from many different places, and people. Some of us were taught by a grandmother or an aunt, or even a friend. Others picked up the craft without any formal knitting lessons, teaching themselves with books and online sources. There’s also the choice of paying for knitting lessons from places like Michaels, other[Read More]

How to Switch From Knit to Purl

Knit Stich

  Even for those who are not knitters, the terms knit and purl stitches are something that has likely been heard at one time in their lives or another. Many people may even recall their grandmothers sitting with their knitting and quietly saying to themselves “knit one, purl two”. If you have ever wondered what[Read More]

How to do Double Knitting – The Knitty Gritty!

double knitting

For the beginning knitter, the words double knitting may sound daunting and extremely complicated. The truth is that it can indeed be complicated but once you get started, it is like second nature. The key to getting to this comfortable spot is understanding the way the fabrics come together to make the perfect double knit[Read More]

A Quick Lesson In Speed Knitting

If you want to make money knitting, then being able to knit faster not only means you can get more done in a shorter space of time, it also means you are being paid more per hour of work – so it’s worth taking some tips from the worlds fastest knitter! Miriam Tegels is in[Read More]