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How to knit tutorial: A beginner's guide to hand knitting simple socks

A Beginner’s guide to hand knitting simple socks

Knitting simple socks Although I have knitted for many years, I only made my first sock about 10 years ago. I bought some sock yarn and read through the pattern. I always do this before starting a knitting project, just so I understand how the item is made and what will be the easy and […]

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Twist Collection comprises a hat, cowl, mittens and fingerless mittens.

Twist Collection

Twist Collection Sometimes I knit swatches just because I like the look of a stitch pattern and I’m curious as to how something as simple as knit and purl stitches can create the pattern.  Twist Collection started from that sort of curiosity.  I’d seen a stitch pattern that looked woven – not the classic basket […]

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Sweet Dreams socks by Nicki Merrall

Sweet Dreams Socks

Sweet Dreams Socks Every year I go to a quilt festival in Malvern. Over the years I have perfected my strategy for seeing all the quilts, taking photographs of those that inspire me and browsing the stalls. So much so, that for the last few years I’ve managed to venture into Malvern early enough to […]

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