Fair Isle Knitting workshop for beginners and improvers: learn the basic skills, improve your techniques or knit, cut and finish a steek.
Knitwear Finishing Techniques workshop: learn to finish garments successfully, so you will be proud to wear them or give them to others.
How to Knit short courses for beginners and improvers: learn to knit or improve your skills and start following simple patterns.
Join me on Saturday 17 March for my Colour Creative knitting workshop. You will learn to develop a colour palette from an inspirational source and use it to create knitted swatches with slip stitch patterns.
Join me for my How to Knit Lace short course. Learn how to use increases and decreases to create a variety of lace stitch patterns. At the same time you will learn how to follow written instructions and charts for lace knitting.
Learn to knit a variety of cable stitch patterns starting with simple ones and moving on to a fancy braid.
The cable cast-on method is my go-to method for teaching beginners. I like it because a new stitch is formed by moving the yarn in the same way as knitting, which means less for beginners to learn. And this method produces a cast-on edge that is firm and tidy even after knitting rows of stitches.
How to knit tutorial: cable cast-on method (for knitting right-handed). The cable cast-on method is my go-to method for teaching beginners.
The knitted cast-on method is an easy way to cast on stitches. It's not always the best way, so I'm going to show you how to do a knitted cast-on, then tell you when and when not to use it. This tutorial is for knitting left-handed.