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Knitting Needles For Beginners

 

Knitting is a therapeutic endeavour, but not when you have your yarn in a twist! Embarking on such an intricate hobby means you need to acquire the correct tools. Knitting needles are a knitter’s best friend. They hold your masterpiece together and allow you to spin and hook a wealth of marvellous creations.

What Are the Best Knitting Needles for Beginners?

Nowadays, crocheting and knitting are fast gaining popularity and so the craft industry is booming, full of all kinds of products and brands. It can seem impossible to know where to start and...

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6 Knitting Stitches For Beginners

Type ‘knitting stitches’ into Google and you will encounter hundreds of patterns, techniques, weaves and designs. The possibilities are simply endless and the results, innumerable. Knitting like all skills requires a great deal of practice and patience. It’s a fun experience of trial and error, working the needles until you master the stitches and eventually build them up to make a sensational creation!

Different Types of Knitting Stitches

Certain stitches are basic and classic whereas others are more complex. The directions you go in and the way you form loops will affect the...

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What are Double Pointed Knitting Needles used for?

Any avid knitter will know that you need various needles in your arsenal, each for specific tasks and certain projects. Whether you dream about creating pretty patterns, cosy snug wear or cool clothing, there’s an appropriate pair of needles for every kind of item you want to make. In this post, we’ll look into the double pointed sets and delve into their main features and uses. So even if you’re a beginner you can clue yourself up on when to use this particular variety.

What are they?

As the name suggests, these needles have points at both ends....

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What are Circular Knitting Needles used for?

This type of knitting needle is well-loved in the craft community and favoured by many. Their broad diversity and functionality mean that they’re great tools for a vast array of projects. When you’ve mastered the art of the circular knitting needle you’ve really reached the peak of this skill and will be able to take your work to new heights. They’re basically a staple in any keen knitter’s kit. Below we’ll explore what they are and what they’re handy for so that you will know exactly when to use them.

What are they?

The defining feature of a set...

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What is Knitting in the Round?

There’s a lot of craft jargon that you’ll see in knitting and crochet guides. It can often be very baffling to decode all the various stitches, patterns, needles and styles. But fear not! We at Knitting Co. are here to help you understand some of these concepts to become a gifted guru of all things knitting. The main focus of this blog will be on knitting in the round and all it entails. We’ll shed some light on how to go about this type of stitching, when we use it and other useful pointers.

Is it just Knitting in...

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