Easy Christmas Coaster – free knitting pattern

Fun Christmas Coasters A simple, knitted coaster which is both sturdy and pretty at the same time. A quick knit for yourself or can be made as a gift. Gauge: 5sts by 6 rows per inch (2.5cm). Needles and notions: 3.25mm (US size 3) needles, DK yarn (8 ply) tapestry needle, scissors, tape measure/ruler. Finished …

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Metal verses Bamboo, What’s your preference?

Hi peeps, Hope that you are all doing well. This week’s post is all about knitting needles: metal ones, verses Bamboo. When I first started knitting again, probably in my late twenties. I needed some knitting needles but all I could find were ones made from Bamboo. As I hadn’t knitted anything for several years, …

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Yarn review – Adriafil Azzurra

Adriafil Azzurra – Deep Pink, 50G/1.75oz. Blend: 70% Wool, 30% Acrylic. Weight: 4Ply/Fingering. Length: 225Meters 246 yards. Tension: 28 stitches, 38 rows to 10cm/4 inches. Wash at 30C. Needle size: 2.5mm, 1.5 US. Crochet Hook: 2.5mm. Available in over 30 colours. Great for baby garments, lace patterns and delicate knits. I discovered this yarn when …

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