Knitting, Uncategorized

Garter Stitch Rabbits and Craft Karma

Recently, I was asked to make a gift for a baby at relatively short notice.  It was for a colleague of my Dad’s and needed to be something quick, but good enough to give to a very excited couple on the arrival of their first child.  I had a quick look online and found the perfect project – a rabbit made from a garter stitch square.   Continue reading “Garter Stitch Rabbits and Craft Karma”

Knitting, tutorial

Casting on

Let’s do this.

We’re ready to get knitting now, but before we can start churning out interesting swatches, funky scarves, jumpers or anything else, we need to get the stitches onto the needles in the first place. This is called casting on, and as with virtually everything else in life and knitting, there is more than one way to do it. Continue reading “Casting on”