Guides and How Tos

 

11 Things To Do With Leftover Yarn Ends

11 Things To Do With Leftover Yarn Ends

What do you do with the ends of yarn that you cut off your knitting or the little bits left at the end of a project? Do you tend to throw them out, or maybe you compost them (depending on the fibre content)? Or perhaps you collect them but aren't sure what you can do...

How To Lower The Bottom Edge On The Back Of A Handknit Sweater

Have you ever wished that the bottom edge on the back of your knitted garment sat a little lower on your body? Perhaps the back of your sweater is riding up a little, or maybe you'd like to create a 'dipped hem' or a more dramatic 'shirt tail' effect on your latest...

How To Lower The Bottom Hem Of Your Knitted Sweater

https://www.youtube.com/embed/kysPeblSQqE Hello! Episode 17 of my Knits & Cake For Breakfast series is now available on my YouTube channel, and will be uploaded there every Thursday. Join me as I share what knitting designs I’ve been working on this week and...

Ideas For Changing Sleeve Shapes On Top Down Sweaters

https://www.youtube.com/embed/7YxnonxfWiQ Hello! Episode 16 of my Knits & Cake For Breakfast series is now available on my YouTube channel, and will be uploaded there every Thursday. Join me as I share what knitting designs I’ve been working on this week and show...

How To Change The Shape Of A Knitted Sleeve In A Top-Down Sweater

Have you ever found the perfect sweater pattern only to discover that you don't like the shape of the sleeves? Or maybe you find that standard knitting pattern sleeves don't fit well, especially in the upper arms? Whichever it is, this 'how-to' will help you work out...

Tips For Lengthening & Shortening Sleeves

https://www.youtube.com/embed/PucbhqfVhBE Hello! Episode 15 of my Knits & Cake For Breakfast series is now available on my YouTube channel, and will be uploaded there every Thursday. Join me as I share what knitting designs I’ve been working on this week and show...