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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  • How to Knit Socks with Rosee Woodland

    This is a very comprehensive sock workshop from our expert knitter Rosie Woodland who explains the whole process, in perfect detail, from top to toe so to speak.

    Rosee knits through all the processes for you in miniature, so making a baby size, but the pattern comes with grown up size instruct...

  • Slipping Stitches - Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    The slipped stitch at the beginning of the work, gives a really nice neat edge. In this video, Rosee shows us how to prepare the stitch at the end of the row, ready to do that on the return.
    Moreover, Slipping Stitches is the assumed method used in older patterns for neatened edges.

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  • Yarn Over Stitches - Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    Rosee shows us how to create these yarn-overs. These are usually worked form the knit side of your work. Rosee also show s us how to identify the stitch when we get back to it. AND how to create this extra stitch/hole effect when working from the purl side of your work.
    This stitch is a way of in...

  • Meet Rosee Woodland - Knitwear Consultant

    Valerie catches up with Rosee Woodland in the studio and learns about knitting socks with fancy yarns. A little bit of magic really as the yarn does all the work for the perfect pattern design. And then about Rosee's particular passion for including Scandi designs into her knitwear.

    Rosee was ...

  • Treble Crochet for Left-handers with Sarah Hatton

    This treble crochet stitch is often used to create Granny Squares, similar to knitting, which can then be turned into quilts or rugs. This is quite a tall stitch, so your work will grow quite quickly.

    If you would like to learn about double crochet for left-handers, just click here. Finishing ...

  • Moss Hat Workshop with Sarah Hatton

    Sarah talks you through the different section of the hat construction: the rib, the moss stitch and the stocking stitch. They are all made with the same two stitches: knit and purl.

    Rib has the knit and purl sitting above each other. The moss stitch uses the two stitches offset to create the t...

  • Crochet for Left-handers with Sarah Hatton

    Sarah explains just how different it is to crochet if you are left-handed. She gives you some tips on what you need to look out for and what to think about when it comes to your patterns.

    Once you have mastered this, you can move on to double crochet and treble crochet. To finish, it's the sam...

  • Double Crochet for Left-handers with Sarah Hatton

    Using this stitch requires working in the opposite direction to those who are right-handed. It is very different when working in the round to produce a pot.

    Sarah guides you through the sequence.

    Also, if you would like to learn how to treble crochet click here. To finish your crochet proje...

  • Meet Sarah Hatton - Knitwear Designer

    Taught to knit at the age of five, Sarah has always had a love of textiles. She had a passion for dressing up as a child. As a teenager she showed a flare for customising her own clothes. Sarah was always up to the minute with fashion in her own dress sense. Immediately after graduating, Sarah wa...

  • Magic Loop Knitting with Sarah Hatton

    Sarah designed this little hat especially for Justands-on.tv. This method means you don’t have to sew up any seams: you can just keep knitting.

    Click here to learn more about Sarah Hatton.

  • Purl 2 Tog Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    This decrease is worked from the wrong side of your knitting. Therefore creates a nice right hand leaning edge for such things as a neckline. Possibly used in conjunction with the SSP-Left leaning decrease – which you can enjoy by clicking here.

    Click here to learn more about Rosee...

  • SSP - LL Decrease - Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    Another decrease that you work from the wrong side of knitting, but which produces a really nice, neat firm edge.
    This is left leaning, so could be used in conjunction with a right leaning decrease (Pearl 2 tog) to create a neckline.
    SSP stands for slip, slip pearl and Rosee thinks this is a litt...

  • Moss Stitch with Rosee Woodland

    You can incorporate the moss stitch into any of your projects. And like this, you will add texture as it behaves very well, staying flat.
    For our subscribed viewers, with knitting skills, we have this delightful little project  –

    a Moss Hat designed by Sarah Hatton. The pattern is available as a...

  • How to Fasten Off Crochet with Rosee Woodland

    What more is there to say – at the end of the project you need to fasten off – including the last stitch , which is easier than you might think.

    Click here to learn more about Rosee Woodland.

  • How to Double Crochet with Rosee Woodland

    Once you have made your starter chain, you can then move on to this stitch, which is quite a firm stitch and often used for home furnishings and toys.
    Rosee also shows you have to make a turning chain, and talks about crochet Bunting which can be created from  simple triangles in crochet using th...

  • How to Treble Crochet with Rosee Woodland

    This treble crochet stitch is often used when creating Granny Squares (similar to knitting) which can then be turned into quilts/rugs.   This is quite a tall stitch, so that your work will grow quite quickly.
    Rosee reminds you about the turning chains (which she also showed you how to do in the D...

  • Beginners How to Crochet Series - Part 1 - Fasten On with Rosee Woodland

    Crochet projects start with a chain – so once you know how to do this, you can settle down to all your other options.
    Rosee has a great tip about turning your work over too.
    Having mastered this, you could move on to the other short videos in this beginners series:
    Double Crochet, or Treble Croch...

  • Two by Two Rib with Rosee Woodland

    Like the 1×1 Rib stitch, this is a combination of knit stitch and purl stitch. But this time you are doing two of each. Again this is often used on the lower edge of knitted garments to provide a neat but stretchy edge. You can use it also on cuffs and around the neckline.
    Rosee is showing how to...

  • Spit Splicing Knitting Tip from Rosee Woodland

    This tip helps you to avoid a bulky join in the middle of a row of knitting but only works with handwash yarns and Rosee has another tip when talking about extra thick yarns.
    Rosee is a little more hygienic in her workshop video for you and uses a glass of water – but you get the idea.

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  • Pick Up and Knit with Rosee Woodland

    The three useful ways you might need are – picking up from the horizontal edge; picking up from a vertical edge; picking up along a curved edge. Rosee shows you very clearly how to do each of these.
    Rosee gives you a great tip about choosing your needle size. And also how to avoid creating a flar...

  • Central Double Decrease in Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    Rosee shows you very clearly how to decrease in the centre of your row of knitting by knitting 3 stitches together.
    It is quite straightforward: you slip two stitches knitwise – knit one stitch and then pass the slipped stitches over.
    This is a companion piece to the S2 KPO central decrease works...

  • S2 KPO Central Knitting Decrease from Rosee Woodland

    Rosee likes this option for decreasing a stitch in the centre of the row and thinks it might be slightly easier to knit than the CDD central decrease, but not necessarily easier to say!
    This pattern can sometimes be referred to in patterns by other names.
    This is a companion workshop video to the...

  • SSK - or Left Leaning Decrease in Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    Rosee guides you through how to create this left leaning edge to your project and she suggests that you work one stitch in from the edge to do this, as this produces a firmer and neater edge for you to work from later.
    This is a companion stitch to the K2 Tog – which produces a right leaning decr...

  • Knit Two Together in Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    Rosee talks you through this Knit Two Together  which in a pattern is K2TOG.
    This creates a right leaning edge to your project (for a left leaning decrease you need to check out the SSK video/workshop)
    Rosee explains where she knits two stitches together and why. Therefore you will see that this ...