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  • Beginner Beauties

    December 06 2016 – thisisknit

    Beginner Beauties

    As we had our adventurous knits last week, today is a good time to strike some balance and have a little peek at two of our favourite Beginner Knitting patterns. You may be a regular reader of our blog, or you might just have stumbled upon this post when searching for a somewhere to start on your knitting journey.  Either...

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  • Turning to Texture - Two Workshops with Woolly Wormhead

    September 15 2016 – thisisknit

    Turning to Texture - Two Workshops with Woolly Wormhead

    As the winds pick up and the leaves start to turn, we find ourselves being drawn more and more to textured knits. Airy lace is being left behind for the simple comforts of garter stitch and cables are creeping in, overtaking smooth stockinette. If you too would like to incorporate more unique textures in to your projects this winter, then...

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  • November 11 2015 – Holly

    Beginner's Brioche

    The word Brioche may get you craving the warm, fluffy, diet-crushing French bread, but today we're referring to a considerably less guilty indulgence (which is also quite fluffy in it's own way): the Brioche knit stitch. A textured stitch pattern that creates a voluminous fabric with a ribbed look, with just as much elasticity as a traditional 1x1 rib. Brioche...

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  • July 21 2015 – thisisknit

    Embellishment

    We're thrilled to announce our next workshop, coming up next month. Elanor King will be here for the morning of Saturday 8th August, teaching us her amazing techniques for embellishing our knits. Elanor, who is catchloops on Ravelry, is an Irish designer based in London. With an engineering background and an artist's eye, she produces beautiful things using fun decorations...

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