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11 May Crochet Hook Chart
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Much like Knitting Needles (and languages), Crochet Hooks are labelled differently in other parts of the world. On this page we have laid out a comparison table detailing the corresponding crochet hook size for each part of the world, particularly useful in understanding which size to use for different patterns. Hook Size Metric US..
08 May 7 Advantages of Knitting with Acrylic Yarn
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It’s an age-old debate among crocheter’s and knitters: which is better—acrylic or wool yarn? You either love it or hate it. Read on to discover the good and the bad aspects of using acrylic vs wool fiber. At the end of it all, which side will you be on?Acrylic yarn is a man-made fiber, formed of polymers created from petroleum products i.e. crude o..
07 May The Yarn Weight Chart
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The Yarn Weight Chart below gives a handy comparison of different knitting and crochet yarns along with needle and hook sizes, approximate meterage to the 100g and WPI, using South Africa, UK, US, German and Australian terminology. Yarn weight is importan..
07 May The Beginner's Guide to Knitting Needle Sizes
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The bigger the needle, the better, right? Not so fast! Every needle size (and type) has its purpose. And not only that, once you narrow down the size, there's the material and type to consider, too. With so many choices, it can be really hard to decode which needles to use for each project. Consider this your cheat sheet! Sizing Conventions Fir..
15 Jun Washing Instructions
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There are three ways to launder your knitwear: hand wash, machine wash, or dry clean. But it is worth taking time to select the best way to care for those precious hand knits.    Hand-knitted garments and blankets are not as tolerant of repeated washing as machine-made clothes and knitwear. They are more likely to stretch, shrink, or distort du..
06 Jun 10 reasons why knitting is good for you!
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We all know that hobbies are a great way to relax and escape from the day to day stresses of life. In case you ever wondered just how good enjoying your favourite hobby could be, we’ve put together a list of ways that knitting can make you healthier and happier! From providing a craft-focused mindfulness to gentle muscle toning, we can guarantee t..
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