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How Do I Go Back to Knitting After a Long Break?

Whether it’s because of an injury or life got busy (perhaps a new baby, new responsibilities at work or other hobbies), if you want to go back to knitting the first thing to do is to slow down and start with very small projects (like small beanies and socks). How do I go back to […]

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How Long Does It Take to Get Good at Knitting

To get good at knitting means feeling comfortable while you do the stitches. As with most skills and hobbies, getting good at knitting requires that uncomfortable and steep learning experience. That mental and physical discomfort is a natural part of learning. Aside from being comfortable while knitting (i.e. you progress quickly and continually), a reasonable […]

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How Yarns Shape History

Yarns have shaped history and greatly influenced human living for thousands of years. The oldest artefacts found made with yarn (just similar to modern yarn we see today) date up to 20,000 years ago (some estimates that it’s just 7,000 years ago). Yarns have been comprised of interlocked fibres (whether plant or animal fibres) and […]

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Looking for Small Knitting Project Ideas?

Some of the popular small knitting project ideas are baby socks, clothing accessories, dog coats and small loveable toys. These projects are quick and easy to make. If you’re an experienced knitter, you can finish these in one sitting. If you’re a beginner, you can still finish them in 1 or 2 days. 1. Baby […]

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Where Can You Buy Yarn in Australia? Here are Some Useful Tips

Where can you buy yarn in Australia? What are the things you should consider first? What’s the difference between this type of yarn against another? There are many questions about the selection of yarn. After all, the choice is crucial. It affects the overall look and feel of the finished project. It also determines whether […]

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