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knitting patterns tension square. The knitting patterns course

The Retail Tension Square

In retail we measure tension squares a little differently from the knitting community. For retail we simply take a standard number of Rows and Stitches and take the measurement for each one, so for example 10 sts = 2cm. I always find that 10 Stitches and 10 Rows is the simplest want of doing this. It keeps […]

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Marc Jacobs knit gloves AW13

The Glove Confusion

So you have to start knitting gloves at some point don’t you? Well to be honest, they always made me a bit nervous. You always see people with a handful of DPNs and such little rounds with a ton of loose ends and contrast yarn all over their samples……. frightening!Well I couldn’t avoid them any […]

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A free needle size and yarn guide for hand knitters. Download the guide for free

HELP: Needle & Yarn gauge

Have a little guide to your needle size and the type of yarns per needle. Some fashionknitsters, especially when you start knitting can be a little confused by the tons of different types of yarn, plus the fact that there are loads of different sizing systems for the needles themselves. Who can blame them? I […]

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Ever wanted to know how to calculate the amount of yarn you need for your knitting project or design

HELP: Calculate your yarn

A while ago, I was asked if  I could calculate some yarn for someone and after I did, I came up with an idea. What if I asked knitters if there was something knit related that was a bit of a mystery. Something people wanted a guide to or if I could help with a […]

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