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Watch and Learn

Need to learn the long-tail cast on? Or a refresher on casting off? How about just trying something new like a crochet stitch, or how to knit two together (K2tog)? Then you’ve landed on the right page. And keep coming back, as we’re going to be adding new video content constantly.


New to Knitting

If you have never knitted before then these videos are the best place to start.  We cover how to hold the needles and how to cast on - the first action of every knitter when they start a new project. 

  • Casting On

    Casting on with two needles is one of the most common methods used to start a knitting project. A two needle cast-on creates a firm, strong edge and is perfect for delicate yarns or garments that are subjected to a lot of wear.

Beginner Knitters

If you have mastered casting on then the following videos will help you progress further.

  • Knit Stitch

    The knit stitch is the most basic of all knitting stitches. Once you have learnt this very simple and easy-to-follow technique, knit stitch will become a firm staple throughout your knitting journey.



  • Purl Stitch

    The reverse of the knit stitch is the purl stitch; another of the most basic and widely used knitting stitches. Along with the knit stitch, once you have learnt these two simple techniques, you will be ready to begin a whole host of pattern possibilities.



  • Picking Up a Dropped Stitch

    A dropped stitch can create a gap in your project or can cause you to have to unravel your work. Whether you notice it straight away or if it has dropped down a few rows, all you need is a crochet hook and it can be pulled through to be picked back up on your knitting needles.



  • Casting Off

    Casting off is the method of securing your stitches at the end of your knitted project. It uses the stitches already created on your needle and neatly secures them so they do not unravel.



Intermediate Knitters

If you can cast on, knit simple stitches and cast off you may have graduated to our intermediate videos.

  • Mattress Stitch

    The mattress stitch is a method of joining two pieces of fabric together with a polished seam side by side. It is worked from one stitch at the edge of your knitting. This stitch is perfect for joining sides and sleeves while creating a virtually invisible and flexible seam.



  • Moss Stitch

    The moss stitch is a very simple yet effective technique created by alternating rows of knit and purl stitches throughout your project. It ensures your project keeps its shape while remaining flexible and is perfect for all over patterns or creating decorative borders.



  • Yarn Forward (YFWD)

    Yarn forward (also abbreviated as yfwd) is the action of bringing yarn to the front, under the needle, before working the next stitch. This technique is used when transitioning between knit and purl stitches and places it in the correct position.



  • Knit Two Together (K2TOG)

    Very much like slip, slip, knit (ssk), knit two together (also abbreviated as k2tog) is a simple way to decrease your stitches on your knitting needles, this time leaning to the right. When decreasing - or removing - your stitches you are helping to shape your work.



  • Make One Stitch (m1)

    Make one stitch (also abbreviated as m1) is a very common yet easy way to increase the number of stitches along your knitting needle. This technique is worked by picking up the thread between two existing stitches and twisting it. Perfect for shaping your project.



  • Slip, Slip, Knit (SSK)

    Slip, slip, knit (ssk) is an easy way to decrease the number of stitches on your knitting needle. This is used when making your knitted piece smaller. Slip, slip, knit always creates a decrease that slants to the left.



  • Slip 1, Knit 1, Passed Slip Stitch Over (SKPO)

    Slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over (also abbreviated as skp or sl1, k1, psso) is another easy-to-follow decrease technique that gives the same effect as the slip, slip, knit (ssk). This method removes your stitches resulting in a left slanting decrease.



  • Knitting with Circular Needles (Knitting in the Round)

    Knitting with circular needles (also referred to as knitting in the round) allows you to create tubes of knitting. This method is perfect for creating sleeves or accessories without seams. Circular needles can also be used for flat knitting due to the distribution of weight along the needles.



  • Knitting with Pom Pom Yarn

    Pompom yarn consists of a thin strand of yarn interspersed with pompoms every few inches. Very quick to complete, it won’t be long before you’re knitting a collection of cuddly and fun projects with this easy-to-follow guide.



Advanced Knitting

If you are a confident Knitter and are keen to try out more challenging projects then these are the videos for you. 

  • Picking Up Stitches on an Edge

    Picking up stitches is an easy and effective way to add new stitches to an already finished piece of knitting. This technique is used to create the finishing touches to your projects such as necklines, collars, buttonhole bands and decorative edging.



New to Crochet

If you have never crocheted before then these videos are the best place to start.

  • Chain Stitch

    The chain stitch is the basis of almost all crochet and is the foundation to creating your very first crochet project. This technique is one of the most versatile stitches in crochet –it’s used to start a project, add spaces and help you move from row to row.

Beginner Crochet

If you have mastered the chain stitch on then the following videos will help you progress further.

  • Single Crochet Stitch

    The single crochet stitch is the most popular and most commonly used stitch when creating clothing, accessories and toys. This method creates short stitches that are used in a majority of crochet patterns and are very quick to get the hang.



  • Double Crochet Stitch

    The double crochet stitch is a tall, textured stitch with many uses. It combines well with other basic stitches and forms a good basis for building open stitches. The double crochet technique is often used for creating decorative edges for your crocheted projects.



  • Half Treble Crochet Stitch

    The half treble crochet stitch follows the basic double stitch method. This easy and popular stitch is frequently used in crochet patterns and forms a firm, smooth surface throughout your crochet project.



  • Treble Crochet Stitch

    The treble crochet stitch is a longer stitch in height and is often used to give shape to a design. This technique, as the name may suggest, is the next basic stitch following the double and half treble crochet stitches. Once you have learnt this, you can begin your crochet journey.



Intermediate Crochet

After mastering the basic crochet stitches why not try out a couple of classic crochet projects.

  • Vintage Crochet a Granny Square

    A granny square is a square crocheted by working in rounds from the centre outward. Multiple granny squares are the foundation of many crochet patterns such as traditional blankets, clothing, accessories and homeware and can be crocheted in colourways of your choice.



  • Crochet Flower

    A crochet flower is the ideal accessory piece and a quick and easy project to learn. These three dimensional crochet flowers are perfect for embellishing blankets, clothing, hats and homeware. Show off your new skills with multiple colours.