Interchangeable vs. fixed circular needles

Interchangeable vs. fixed circular knitting needles – which is right for you? So, you have been knitting for a while, and now you are ready to level up your stash of knitting tools. The question is: Interchangeable knitting needles or fixed circular needles? Which are the best for you? There are a few things that … Read more Interchangeable vs. fixed circular needles

Review: HiyaHiya Interchangeable Knitting Needles

Review: HiyaHiya Interchangeable Knitting Needles – after using them for seven years! In early 2014 I bought a set of interchangeable knitting needles from HiyaHiya. It was love at first sight, and it still is! I thought that writing a review of this HiyaHiya set now, seven years later, would be really helpful for anyone … Read more Review: HiyaHiya Interchangeable Knitting Needles

6 tips for tightening knitting tension

6 tips for tightening your knitting tension When it comes to knitting tension, it’s best to go for something in the middle of the scale.  When you have good tension, it’s easier to knit, and the fabric you produce will look nice and even. Too tight tension makes it tiresome to knit, puts a strain … Read more 6 tips for tightening knitting tension

Tie a slip knot for knitting and crochet

Learn to tie the knot that starts off most knitting and crochet projects! To tie a slip knot is the very first step in most knitting and crochet projects. The slip knot is used for attaching the yarn to your needle or hook before casting on or crocheting a chain. All you need to make … Read more Tie a slip knot for knitting and crochet

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