Knitting

Knitting

Whether you’re an expert knitter looking for inspiration or wanting to take up a new hobby learning how to knit, we’ve got you covered. Britain’s finest tutors will help you with everything in videos for beginners on how to Cast On and Off to more challenging workshops on mastering different styles of Cable Stitches.

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  • FREE Tasters (Knitting)

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    Watch FREE to view Tasters for an idea of what you see in the full-length workshop.

  • Knitted Cable Block with Daphne Morris

    Block 3 of the sampler series. Daphne Morris continues with her completely reversible throw. Demonstrating the 2 cable blocks required for the throw.

    She reminds us of the importance of starting and finishing the block with 2 rows of garter stitch and casting off in rib.

    All blocks are 60 s...

  • Knitting Tips and Techniques

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    It is always helpful to pick up Tips and Techniques. In this Collection of videos, we focus on select Tips and Techniques from Britain's finest tutors. These videos are shorter than our full-length workshop videos because they focus in on a select Tip and Technique.

  • Choosing Yarn with Rosee Woodland

    Five things you should think about when selecting or purchasing your yarn, and note that this isn't just wool!

    1. The weight of the yarn.

    2. The type of yarn.

    3. Consider the price.

    4. The knitability.

    5. Remember to purchase all the skeins from the same dye lot.

    If you already ...

  • How to Knit Series for Beginners with Rosee Woodland

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  • Knitted Sampler Throw Series with Daphne Morris

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    Daphne shares her family Afghan throw pattern in this Sampler Throw series. It can be made in natural or synthetic yarn so is ideal for any household.

    This 6 part series covers how to combine the knit and purl stitches to produce a variety of patterns: cable stitch, moss stitch, basket weave, di...

  • Knitting a Remembrance Poppy from Rosee Woodland

    Rosee guides you through her pattern which is made up of small petals, large petals and a centre.
    She shows you how to increase to make the petal shape (this applies to both sizes). On the 5th row there are two different techniques. You will be knitting into the front and the back of the stitch a...

  • Interviews with Knitting Artists

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    It is always great to find out more about your favourite artists. What they think about when coming up with designs. Their motivations. Helpful hints and tips. Watch these interviews for a special insight into the artist and their work.

  • Out and About

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    Join us for tours of amazing shows & exhibitions as well as initimate visits to local shops..

  • Extreme Knitting from Valerie Nesbitt

    In this little workshop Valerie uses up thin strips of fabric to create a knitted rug; if you know how to crochet then this is also an option.
    The trick is how to join the strips when they are so thin, and Valerie has a couple of suggestions
    If cotton fabrics are used the finished project is quit...

  • Casting Off In Rib with Daphne Morris

    Daphne Morris demonstrates how to cast off to make a smooth polished effect to your block edging.

    This rib technique produces an edge that sits at the top of the work thus enabling blocks to abut up against each other when sewing up.

    This 6 part series covers how to combine the knit and pur...

  • Knitted Sampler Throw Designed by Daphne Morris

    Daphne shares her family Afghan throw pattern in this introduction to the sampler throw series. It can be made in natural or synthetic yarn so is ideal for any household.

    She outlines how she uses a knit and purl stitch to create texture in the various patches. Resulting in a variety of patter...

  • Knitted Diamond Block with Daphne Morris

    Block 2 of the sampler series. Daphne Morris continues with her completely reversible throw. Demonstrating how a simple diamond pattern can be formed by moving knit and purl stitches in this stocking stitched block.

    She explains how using a chunky needle enables the work to grow quickly. Begin...

  • Knitted Brick Block with Daphne Morris

    Block 1 of the sampler series. Daphne Morris continues with her completely reversible throw.  Demonstrating this simple block using a combination of knit and purl stitches to produce a regular brick pattern.

    She covers a variety of tips and techniques that will give a great start to your knitt...

  • More Tips on Knitting a Beret with Daphne Morris

    Inspired by a beret her goddaughter wears, Daphne has written this simple beret pattern.

    Knitted in a West Yorkshire Spinners illustrious double knit it produces a very light warm beret.  Firstly Daphne shows how when knitting in the round, stitch markers are essential. Secondly she demonstrat...

  • Knitted Cable Stitches with Daphne Morris

    Daphne loves to add cable to the garments she knits. Here we get to see a variety of styles including the very popular two part cable, a three part plait, and the honeycomb trellis. She also shares the idea of adding a cable border to something, such as a hat.

    Daphne shows how to create a simp...

  • How to Knit a Beret with Daphne Morris

    In this very helpful workshop, Daphne shows you how to knit this beret.

    She uses double pointed needles and a circular needle. This means you only need to use the knit stitch throughout.

    The beret can also be made using traditional needles but it means you will also have to purl, and you wi...

  • Knitted Amigurumi Pets with Fiona Goble

    Fiona shares with us her trio of delightful little pets that can be knitted (they are more usually found crocheted).   She assures us that they are easy for beginners. Utilising simple knitting stitches, together with standard yarn – preferably with some wool content – and small needles.
    In addit...

  • Knitted Tinsel Creatures with Fiona Goble

    We get to see and enjoy a selection of tinsel creatures that Fiona has knitted with King Cole tinsel eyelash chunky wool. These are simple and easy to do, particularly for beginners, and relatively quick too.

    Some of the creatures have additional DK wool added in to create the faces.

    You ca...

  • Meet Daphne Morris - a Passionate Knitter

    Valerie has known Daphne Morris for over 30 years through Creative Quilting.  She has only recently discovered Daphne's passion for knitting which she has been doing since the age of 4.

    Daphne shows Valerie a snapshot of her works over the last 60 years. This includes the oldest piece she owns...

  • How to Knit the Mock Cable Stitch with Daphne Morris

    Daphne shows us how easy it is to create the texture of cable. She does this without the need of a traditional cable needle, thus eliminating the need to move some of the stitches.

    You work this mock cable pattern over two stitches on the knit row only.  Row two is simple purl, even across the...

  • How to Block your Knitting with Daphne Morris

    Daphne shares with us those finishing techniques that give a knitted garment a smoother, flatter look.
    She demonstrates how to use pins and a pressing board to:

    stop seams rolling
    increase the size of garment pieces
    flatten seams for easier stitching
    accurately size pieces when altering pattern ...

  • Introduction to Cable Knitting with Sarah Hatton

    Cable is a delightful texture pattern often found on Aran sweaters. It can also give even the plainest of sweaters a real lift visually.

    Sarah shows us how to create this simple pattern, using three needles. Also, she shows you how to avoid the stitches falling off!

    Click here t...

  • Knitting Mattress Stitch with Fiona Goble

    This is a simple but useful sewing stitch. It is used in knitting and it allows the knitting to lay flat when joining two pieces on top of each other.

    Fiona shows us how easy this is with a contrast thread. Usually, she would choose a matching colour to the knitted project.

    In this project ...