Knitting basics

Learn the essential knitting basics and start creating beautiful projects. Discover useful tips and tricks to improve your knitting skills and unleash your creativity.
Amigurumi Patterns, Granny Squares, Knitting Help, Beginner Knitting Patterns, Knitting Needles, Knittin, Knitting For Beginners, Knitting Hacks, Beginning Knitting Projects

In almost ten years that I’ve been teaching people to knit, I noticed that most beginner (and not just beginner) mistakes happened because of the lack of understanding how the knitted fabric is created. The skill of understanding what happens when we make a stitch, what kind of stitch it is and how it interacts […]

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Catherine MH
Stitches, Knitting, Double Knitting, Yarn Weight Chart, Knitting Needles, Needles Sizes, Yarn, Baby Socks, Weight

If you know even the slightest bit about knitting or crochet, you’re most likely familiar with worsted weight yarn. Also known as ‘afghan,’ ‘aran,’ or simply ‘medium,’ this seemingly do-it-all weight of yarn can be used for a variety of projects. This yarn is easy to work with and knits up quickly without too much bulk. But exactly what is this weight of yarn and why is it almost every yarn enthusiast’s old standby? We break it down for you below.

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Hannah Buyse