What weight is this yarn?

Do you ever have difficulty choosing the right yarn for your project? And wish you understood all the different yarn weights?

Next Level Beanie free knitting pattern, worn by Bridget Henderson

Next Level Beanie

Take your beanies to the next level with a provisional cast-on and i-cord cast-off in this free knitting pattern.

Big Brioche Scarf worn by Bridget Henderson of Cowgirlblues

Big Brioche Scarf

Brioche knitting is quite a complicated technique but the things you can do with patterns are so gorgeous that I've been wanting to learn how to knit brioche for ages. Over the past few months we have had Weekly

Slipstravaganza Shawl knit in Cowgirlblues Merino Twist

Slipstravaganza Shawl

Each year in about September/October Stephen West launches his annual MKAL or Mystery Knit Along. This year it was the Slipstravaganza Shawl. A mystery KAL is exactly that

Cowgirlblues Merino Lace Fade hand dyed yarn knit cardigan

Knit project inspiration

This week's knit project inspiration is my favourite hand knit jersey pattern!  I love Isabell Kraemer's Reagan knitting pattern.  It's a beautiful versatile piece that works in spring, summer, autumn and winter.  And we've knit it up in various different

Two Colour Cast on How To

How to cast on and rib with Two Colours

I like to keep learning.  Improving my knitting skills is one way of doing this.  And I've always wondered whether it's possible to work a rib in two colours.  Apparently it is! Join me for a Zoom knitting class with Jane

Trellis Cable hand knit in Cowgirlblues Merino DK

How to knit a Cable

I've always been afraid of cables.  They just look so complicated.  And the extra cable needle with stitches floating on it just waiting to drop off.  It all seemed terribly complicated.  And then I did Jane Renton's cable mini class