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Knitting Needle Size Conversion Chart

Knitting Needle Size Conversion Chart

Following on from last week's post, I decided to throw together a useful needle size chart too. As I mentioned last week, knitting is super universal craft. It spans all four corners of the globe (I love that phrase because it is so...

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Yarn Weight Conversion Chart

Yarn Weight Conversion Chart

Knitting is awesome. I think we're all agreed on that fact, yes? The beautiful thing about knitting is that it's pretty universal. Sure, there are different types of knitting, English, Continental and Portuguese. Then there's Tunisian Crochet, which is...

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7 Tips for Perfecting Your Knitting

7 Tips for Perfecting Your Knitting

So you've learnt to knit, and you've got a couple of finished projects under your belt. But you've encountered a problem. Your knitting still looks very "homemade". It doesn't have that polished look that all those patterns you saw on Ravelry and Pinterest...

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Blocking Knitting: How To for Beginners

Blocking Knitting: How To for Beginners

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you click and purchase through these links you will be helping to fund my yarn addiction. It doesn’t cost you anything to use these links and every product that I review is something that I own and enjoy....

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Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible Review

Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible Review

DISCLAIMER: Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible Review. I received this book free from Tuttle Publishing in exchange for a review. All opinions are my own, and I will never recommend a product that I don't believe my readers will enjoy or find useful. This post...

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Fixing Mistakes: The One Thing every knitter should do

Fixing Mistakes: The One Thing every knitter should do

Today we're talking fixing mistakes! And rock climbing... Here's something you may not know about me... I really enjoy rock climbing. I'm not a very athletic person, and I've never found an exercise I enjoy besides swimming, (unless knitting counts as...

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7 Autumn Knitting Patterns

7 Autumn Knitting Patterns

Can you feel that? That's right, yesterday marked the Autumnal Equinox (if you're in the Northern Hemisphere), and I could not be more ready! Last year, I brought you this post, which featured my 6 favourite Autumn Knitting patterns. This year, I wanted to...

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5 Knitting Myths That are Holding You Back

5 Knitting Myths That are Holding You Back

Today we're talking about knitting myths, and how they could be affecting your journey. First, I want to talk to you a little bit about my own knitting journey. Are you sitting comfortably? Good. Then we'll begin. (Bonus points if you understand that...

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How to Get Out of a Slump… Maybe!

How to Get Out of a Slump… Maybe!

Note: I normally blog about knitting tips and such... This isn't that. It's about getting out of a slump... by sorting out your knitting stuff. Stick with me on this... Have you ever felt like you're in a slump? I'm sure you have; I think it is an...

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4 Beginner Knitting Mistakes That Are Easy to Fix

4 Beginner Knitting Mistakes That Are Easy to Fix

In this post, we are talking about beginner knitting mistakes. Let's be honest now, raise your hand if you have ever found that you have way more stitches than you started with and freaked out a little bit (or a lot!)? I know I certainly have - more times...

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Toni Sturrs

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