Tag Archives | Knitting

SS15 Resort. Spring Summer 2015 Tibi

Some great SS15 Resort Knits

I love to take all sorts of things on the catwalk and turn them into my version for hand or machine knitters, but I do think it is important to pay homage to the knit designs being put forward by designers. So I’m going to keep this post fairly short and give you some inspiration […]

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SS15 Spring Summer 2015 Sporty relaxed clothes M Missoni

SS15 is looking bright….. looking orange

Well the catwalks aren’t yet over and we’re only just over half way through, but the good news is that there is something for everyone. Florals are looking tropical with a mixtures of both dark and light prints. There are deep and moody elements. Soft feminine 50’s shapes. Masculine monochrome and a very sporty relaxed look. […]

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Self Service SS 2014 Fake Bobble idea for hand and machine knitters

Bobbles with a twist

Well for winter we all love a good bobble, and here at Twisted we are no different. I have a bobble fest jumper coming up this winter which I can’t wait to show you, but for summer, how do you include a bobble? Well make a fake one of course. This jumper is blowing up […]

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Valentino 2014

Oh for the love of Knitting!

If ever there was an inspirational collection for 2014,  or any season in fact, this would be it! Valentino Summer 2014 show was purely colourful. All the inspiration, print, graphic, trim, detail and effects any designer could want as an inspirational starting point. This sort of collection could keep someone going for months. Knitting is […]

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featured diary of the behind the scenes. Twisted Angle News and all about Vicky's life and Twisted. The diary of a Fashionknitster

Where is your knitting passion?

Me? I’m ashamed to say that over the last 4 years of running Twisted Angle, I was slowly being taken over by running a business, running the website and I felt like I was knitting for the sake of it. [Don’t worry this is definitely not a moan post, but I think it’s something no […]

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A way of doing a different check and tartan for knitting. AW13 trends for knits.

Checks for Winter 2013

Winter is coming! Yay…… well I know it means it’s getting colder but for knitters, winter is so full of knitting  goodness that I think all knitters have a little happiness when Winter or at leat Autumn or fall if you are American is coming. Go on admit it, you love a bit of cold […]

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featured diary of the behind the scenes. Twisted Angle News and all about Vicky's life and Twisted. The diary of a Fashionknitster

A new start….

So a while ago, if you have been following along, you’ll know that back in July, the website had a brand new launch. With that, the summer has been a bit of a busy time. The book has been designed and the swatches have been knitted, the website changeover has been done and with our holiday […]

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Nina Ricci knit gloves AW13

Glove Inspiration

So I’ve been focusing on gloves for a week or so and my journey to get behind these unusual and somewhat scary accessories for knitting has turned out to be something wonderful. But I shouldn’t ignore the wealth of inspiration that made me eventually take the plunge. For AW in any year, gloves are a […]

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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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twisted-angle-goodies

THE ULTIMATE KNITTING COMPETITION!!!!

How would you like to win ALL of the knitting goodies featured in the picture below? There is even the choice of either, any pattern and yarn to make it from our shop, or one of the knitting books, including the new florals book coming out in August! A really amazing prize worth over £200. This competition […]

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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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Would you like a seamless way to join you knitting seams? Here's our free guide to Kitchener

HELP: Join seams with Kitchener Stitch

Oh seaming ( or Linking )! I’m not a fan of joining any seam by hand, but if you can get an invisible seam, at least that makes the join look nice. Kitchener is actually really easy, but it tends to confuse people because of that funny line of the yarn, picking up half stitches […]

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Have you ever wondered how to grade a knitting pattern? I'll give you the rules from the fashion industry to help you grade your knitting pattern for both hand and machine knitting

HELP: Grade your knitting patterns

Do you want to grade your knitting patterns? Are you a bit confused by the rules? Well over a very long time in the fashion industry, I’ve had to write knitwear specs, go to fit meetings, speak to the manufacturers and make knitwear designs for the highstreet. This involves a lot of grading, measurements and […]

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