• 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...

  • Slipping Stitches - Knitting with Rosee Woodland
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    How to Knit Series for Begi...

    Slipping Stitches - Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    How to Knit Series for Beginners 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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  • Magic Loop Knitting with Sarah Hatton
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    Knitting Tips and Techniques

    Magic Loop Knitting with Sarah Hatton

    Knitting Tips and Techniques

    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.

  • Spit Splicing Knitting Tip from Rosee Woodland
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    Knitting Tips and Techniques

    Spit Splicing Knitting Tip from Rosee Woodland

    Knitting Tips and Techniques

    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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  • TASTER: 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...

  • 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...

  • Purl 2 Tog Knitting with Rosee Woodland
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    How to Knit Series for Begi...

    Purl 2 Tog Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    How to Knit Series for Beginners 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...

  • Yarn Over Stitches - Knitting with Rosee Woodland
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    How to Knit Series for Begi...

    Yarn Over Stitches - Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    How to Knit Series for Beginners 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...

  • SSP - LL Decrease - Knitting with Rosee Woodland
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    How to Knit Series for Begi...

    SSP - LL Decrease - Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    How to Knit Series for Beginners 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)

  • S2 KPO Central Knitting Decrease from Rosee Woodland
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    How to Knit Series for Begi...

    S2 KPO Central Knitting Decrease from Rosee Woodland

    How to Knit Series for Beginners with 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...

  • Meet Fiona Goble - Knitting Enthusiast and Author

    Valerie chats to Fiona Goble who specialises in knitted toys and accessories. She describes the use of eyelash yarns to make knitted pets. These are straightforward patterns for beginner knitters.
    Fiona developed knitted  Japanese Amigurumi Pets for people who don’t crochet. These are further exp...

  • TASTER: More Tips on Knitting a Beret with Daphne Morris

    FREE Tasters (Knitting)

    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...

  • Central Double Decrease in Knitting with Rosee Woodland
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    How to Knit Series for Begi...

    Central Double Decrease in Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    How to Knit Series for Beginners 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

  • Knit Two Together in Knitting with Rosee Woodland
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    How to Knit Series for Begi...

    Knit Two Together in Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    How to Knit Series for Beginners 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/w...

  • How to Pick Up Dropped Knitting Stitches with Daphne Morris
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    Classes with Daphne Morris

    How to Pick Up Dropped Knitting Stitches with Daphne Morris

    Classes with Daphne Morris

    Dropped stitches in knitting can be easily picked up with a fine crochet hook. Daphne demonstrates techniques for both knitted and pearled stitches.

    From divided stitches, a single dropped stitch several rows down, to a full ladder this technique provides an invisible solution. Consequently th...

  • How to Increase Stitches in Knitting with Rosee Woodland
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    How to Knit Series for Begi...

    How to Increase Stitches in Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    How to Knit Series for Beginners with Rosee Woodland

    Rosee shows you how to increase a stitch at either end of your knitting row in this very clear video. KFB is knitting into the front and back of your stitch to produce more stitches and therefore a shaped edge to your project.
    Just remember that the new stitch lies to the left of the original one...

  • TASTER: How to Pick Up Dropped Knitting Stitches with Daphne Morris

    Dropped stitches in knitting can be easily picked up with a fine crochet hook. Daphne demonstrates techniques for both knitted and pearled stitches.

    From divided stitches, a single dropped stitch several rows down, to a full ladder this technique provides an invisible solution. Consequently th...

  • SSK - or Left Leaning Decrease in Knitting with Rosee Woodland
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    How to Knit Series for Begi...

    SSK - or Left Leaning Decrease in Knitting with Rosee Woodland

    How to Knit Series for Beginners 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

  • How to Cast Off with Rosee Woodland
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    How to Knit Series for Begi...

    How to Cast Off with Rosee Woodland

    How to Knit Series for Beginners with Rosee Woodland

    This completes our short series on knitting covering some basic ‘must have’ stitches. Casting off allows you to finish your work so that it won’t unravel and gives a plaited top edge.  Rosee has a great tip about tension and also points out that the plait will look different depending whether you...

  • Rib 1x1 with Rosee Woodland
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    How to Knit Series for Begi...

    Rib 1x1 with Rosee Woodland

    How to Knit Series for Beginners with Rosee Woodland

    The rib stitch is a combination of knitting and purling. You can use it for creating a neat and slightly stretchy edge to your project or garment.
    Rosee guides you through the ‘how to’ as well as giving you helpful tips on needle sizes for the rest of your project/garment.