Everyone seems to love a Boring Blokes Beanie, but as a knitter they can be very boring to make over and over again. And as the BBB is one of my biggest selling beanies I need some variety to keep me enthused to knit them. This hat is worked from the brim up, in the… Continue reading On The Buses – Free Garter Rib Beanie Pattern
I was recently on a forum where someone wrote a post asking what they needed to know to teach a crochet class. Rather than give a short answer on the forum, I thought I would write a post on what I feel is important to know about teaching a craft. This won’t contain all I… Continue reading I want to teach crochet….
Swatching and sampling are often seen as a chore, skipped by many. When I am asked, how much yarn and what needles or hooks are needed, I explain that not all yarns are the same. Each maker works at a slightly different tension, so a swatch/ sample/ tension square is needed. There is often some… Continue reading ’Swatch’ it all about?