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How to cast off

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How to cast off

When you have finished a knitting project, you usually have to cast off the stitches that you are left with. You usually cast off with the right side of the work facing you, like here with this stocking stitch sample. Start by knitting two stitches. Now pass the first stitch over the second stitch and off the needle. Knit the next stitch. Pass the first stitch over the second stitch and off the needle. Be careful not to make the cast off edge too tight. You can ensure it is loose by pulling slightly on each stitch that you knit....

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Our best knitted and crochet kits of 2020

Our best knitted and crochet kits of 2020

It has been a challenging year for many, however, we are pleased to see so many people have found a way of gaining mindfulness within the knitting and crochet community. Mindfulness is all about reminding yourself to take notice of your thoughts, feelings, body sensations around you and to be aware of how you are feeling within the current moment. We have designed many products this year with great texture, simplistic patterns and mindfulness colour's, inspired by those that relax the body and help to reduce stress - one of those being our beautiful Mindfulness Blanket CAL. For those that have a passion...

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Live with Deramores on Create & Craft TV - 20th December 2020

Live with Deramores on Create & Craft TV - 20th December 2020

We are excited to be back on Create and Craft TV, 20th December at 12:00pm!  To watch head over to Sky 683, Freeview 95, Virgin 748, Freesat 813, Apple TV or Amazon Fire, to tune in. You can also watch online. Here's what you can expect: This week's show is all about the best of 2020, with our highlights of the last 12 months and new projects you can get stuck into for the new year. Our beautiful Mindfulness CAL Blanket is perfect for reminding yourself to take notice of your thoughts, feelings and body sensations around you. This CAL has been...

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Top 10 Christmas Knits

Top 10 Christmas Knits

Need some inspiration for what to knit this Christmas period? With the countdown to Christmas well underway, adding those finishing touches are essential! Here are a few suggestions from us here at Deramores

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Live with Deramores on Create & Craft TV - 6th December 2020

Live with Deramores on Create & Craft TV - 6th December 2020

We are excited to be back on Create and Craft TV, 6th December at 1:30pm! We will be bringing you must-have knitted & crochet patterns, including a knitted Fair Isle Christmas jumper, a beautiful crochet snowflake blanket, Christmas toys for the children and many more festive patterns.

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