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. Booking opens to newsletter subscribers at midday on Wednesday 2 August. Booking opens […]

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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

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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How to crochet front post stitches by Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly

How to Crochet: Front Post Stitches (for right-handed crocheters)

Tutorial for right-handed crocheters: front post stitches In June I’m teaching the How to Crochet Raised Stitches short course. I thought this would be a good time to write a tutorial explaining raised stitches for those of you who can’t join us in person. Here’s a tutorial for right-handed crocheters about front post stitches (if you […]

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How to Crochet: Front Post Stitches (for left-handed crocheters)

How to Crochet: Front Post Stitches (for left-handed crocheters)

Tutorial for left-handed crocheters: front post stitches In June I’m teaching the How to Crochet Raised Stitches short course. I thought this would be a good time to write a tutorial explaining raised stitches for those of you who can’t join us in person. So, first up is the tutorial for left-handed crocheters about front post […]

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