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What to Do When You Just Can't Get the Gauge

What to Do When You Just Can't Get the Gauge

As there are so many variables that can affect knitting tension, it is not uncommon for your gauge to differ...

Gauge and Swatching Explained

Gauge and Swatching Explained

When you've mastered the basics and fancy knitting a larger project it is important to spend some time looking into gau...

How to Change Colours

How to Change Colours

Adding a change of colour can really make a knitted work pop. Whether you want to add stripes to a jumper or knit a desig...

How to Knit Colour Strand

How to Knit Colour Strand

Colour strand, also known as Fair Isle, is a knitting technique that involves using multiple yarn colours in a single row. It is called "stra...

How to Knit Intarsia

How to Knit Intarsia

Intarsia is a knitting style that involves incorporating multiple different yarn colours in the same rows, without leaving "floats" of yar...

How to Sew Up Your Knitting

How to Sew Up Your Knitting

When knitting garments or blankets, you often need to create the finished work by knitting the parts separately. However...

How to Block Your Work

How to Block Your Work

Sometimes, especially as a beginner, when finishing a piece of knitted work, you may find that your tension can fluctu...

How to Weave in Ends

How to Weave in Ends

Have you ever wondered what to do with the loose ends of yarn while finishing a knitting project? Weaving in...

How to Rip Out a Row

How to Rip Out a Row

Mistakes in knitting can be disheartening, especially when you may have misread the pattern and a whole row may have gone wrong...

How to Tink

How to Tink

Mistakes can pop up when you’re knitting and often it can feel like there is no option but to rip it all out and start agai...

How to Fix a Dropped Stitch

How to Fix a Dropped Stitch

Even the most experienced knitters will encounter dropped stitches in their work, so it’s best to get a head start on know...

How to Read Knitting Charts

How to Read Knitting Charts

There are multiple ways to convey a design in knitting, including different patterns and knitting charts. Both have their pro...

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If you're keen to join a Knit and Knatter we've got some great tips, start by checking out your local community centres or yarn shops in your area, they often host knitting groups where you can meet fellow enthusiasts and share your passion. You can also search online for knitting forums or dedicated social media groups. It's a wonderful way to connect with like-minded people, learn new techniques and share your knitting projects!

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New Smart Patterns Out Now! 

It’s that time again! Our library is getting bigger — new Smart Patterns have just arrived on Smart Knit It®, ready for you to browse and select from. If you’re between projects or fancy something brand new to knit away at, this is right up your street!

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Learn a little more about some our designers and see what makes them tick. They're a creative bunch who specialise in a varity of styles from vintage to modern, complex construction to easy knits - you're bound to find inspiration amongst them! 

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We’re on the look out for new designers to join the Knit It® Pattern Partnership! We're searching long and hard to find the right designers who fit in with Knit It®s image, values and truely understand what we are all about. If you think this could be you get in touch and tell us a little more about yourself...

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