Find out more about the Spirits of Life Crochet-Along. This colourful CAL starts in October 2017 and will be a fantastic way to develop your crochet skills.
Top tip from Knit Now Editor Kate Heppell: take a class in finishing techniques for a more professional outcome. Find out what else she recommends …
Ever wondered what the most useful notion in your knitting toolkit is? Here are 10 ways to use stitch markers to make knitting and crochet easier. Even lace and colour work need not be scary – and picking up stitches becomes a cinch!
I have a confession to make. I’m in love, and it’s getting serious.
With every day that passes I seem to love yarn and knitting (and crochet) more and more. I’m borderline obsessive – my knitting goes everywhere with me, just in case I can find an opportunity to get a few more rows done. And I spend increasing amounts of time researching new yarns and working out how to get hold of them for the shop.
And then, one Sunday morning quite recently, I woke up with an urge to learn how to hand dye yarn. Luckily, I knew just who to go to … and hey presto lovely Annie from Wiseheart Studio in nearby Whaley Bridge agreed to come and run a workshop here at MTC.
‘I’m never knitting with 4 ply or making socks again’ … so how did Christine Perry become a world-respected sock knitter after uttering those words?!