Hanks of yarn at yarn and fibre festivals

Yarn and fibre festivals 2017-2018

Let’s plan a great day out A day out to see inspirational textiles and squish beautiful yarn is good for sense of your well-being. I know I always return, exhausted, but brimming with inspiration and wanting to create things immediately. So, make yourself a hot drink in your favourite mug and find a biscuit or two. Let’s plan some […]

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Cable cast-on method: insert working needle between last two stitches

How to knit tutorial: cable cast-on method (for left-handed knitters)

The cable cast-on is a modification of the knitted cast-on method The cable cast-on method is my go to method for teaching beginners. I like it because a new stitch is formed by moving the yarn in the same way as knitting, which means less for beginners to learn. And this method produces a cast-on […]

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How to knit short courses: for beginners, improvers and intermediate knitters

How to knit short courses

How to knit short courses at the Being Knitterly Studio I’d like to tell you about the knit short courses that I’ll be teaching during the Autumn term. September: How to knit for beginners. October: How to knit for improvers. November: How to knit cables. How to knit for beginners The first of my knit short courses is […]

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Fair Isle samples made during a workshop with Nicki Merrall

Fair Isle workshop

Fair Isle workshop at Hope and Elvis I’d like to tell you about the Fair Isle workshop that I’m running on Saturday 30 September. This workshop at Hope and Elvis. Hope and Elvis is within the grounds of the Welbeck Estate, that is part of the Harley Foundation. Founded in 1977 by the late Ivy Duchess […]

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Cable cast-on method: insert working needle between last two stitches

How to knit tutorial: cable cast-on method (for right-handed knitters)

The cable cast-on method is a modification of the knitted cast-on method The cable cast-on method is my go to method for teaching beginners. I like it because you form a new stitch by moving the yarn in the same way as for a knit stitch, which means less for beginners to learn. And the […]

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A drawstring crochet bag made during a workshop with Nicki Merrall

Drawstring crochet bag workshop

Summer workshop at the Being Knitterly Studio I’d like to tell you about the Drawstring crochet bag workshop that I’m running this Summer. I’ve just finished teaching on three consecutive crochet short courses. The students have been fantastic; some of them learnt to crochet with me and others joined to improve their crochet. They’ve all […]

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