Skills & Techniques

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  1. A Year of Techniques

    A Year of Techniques

    £19.99
    Part primer, part pattern collection, A Year of Techniques brings you 12 tutorials to level up your knitting skills, each coupled with a beautiful pattern from a team of world-class designers.  Aimed at advanced beginner knitters and upwards, A Year of Techniques makes all these techniques clear and achievable.   The techniques covered include: helical stripes, intarsia, pinhole cast on, knitted-on edging, turning a heel, afterthought heels and thumbs, garter stitch grafting, Judy’s magic cast on (both for starting closed tubes, and as a provisional cast on), mastering dominance in Fair Isle knitting, reading cables from charts, short rows, and steeks, with patterns from Jen Arnall-Culliford, Bristol Ivy, Ella Austin, Romi Hill, Rachel Coopey, Ella Gordon, Jen Arnall-Culliford, Martina Behm, Mary Jane Mucklestone, Rachel Coopey, Sarah Hatton, Tin Can Knits and Woolly Wormhead.
  2. Boost Your Knitting by AC Knitwear

    Boost Your Knitting by AC Knitwear

    £22.00
    Remember when you finally learned how to ride your bike? Wasn't that an awesome day? Jen & Jim haven't forgotten how great it felt to take the stabilisers off, so they create another brand new year of learning for you to enjoy. Twelve new techniques, twelve patterns from twelve fabulous designers, twelve sets of photo and video tutorials, and most importantly, twelve opportunities for you to experience the joy of mastering something new! Boost Your Knitting is a completely self-contained programme that will grow your skills and build your confidence in your knitting. It follows a similar format to their first book, A Year of Techniques, but does not require any previous knowledge from that collection. Each of the monthly projects is for an accessory, allowing you to complete each project in a reasonable amount of time. The projects are accompanied by stepwise photo tutorials as well as online video tutorials. Projects include: • Bramen Cowl by Nancy Marchant (Tuck stitches) • Sterlyn Shawl by Joji Locatelli (Correcting mistakes in lace knitting) • Totally Tubular Mittens by Sarah Hatton (Tubular cast-on method in the round) • Apple Swizzle Hat by Thea Colman (Dip stitches) • Heartgyle Socks by Julia Farwell-Clay (Intarsia in the round) • Skystone Armwarmers by Felicity (Felix) Ford (Choosing colours for stranded colourwork) • Flying Leaves Scarf by Carol Feller (Brioche knitting, including increases and decreases) • Marangoni Hat by Tori Seierstad (Joining in yarns for colourwork) • Sooper Sweater by Anna Maltz (Marlisle) • Peaks and Troughs Hat by Jen Arnall-Culliford (Double knitting, including decreases) • Alcedo Socks by Wendy D. Johnson (Gusset short row heel for toe-up socks) • Brunny the Bunny by Ella Austin (Finishing techniques for toy knitting, including sewing together, stuffing, embroidering faces)
  3. Something New to Learn About Cables

    Something New to Learn About Cables

    £14.00
    Michelle really needs to learn to be better at cabling so we couldn't resist this beautiful new book 'Something New to Learn About Cables', the latest book from Arnall-Culliford Knitwear. It follows on from Jen's last book, 'A Year of Techniques'. All projects in the book are knitted in CoopKnits Socks Yeah! DK (which we now stock! Detials of shades & amounts below), which makes the book a perfect companion for this hard wearing yet soft yarn. Jen Arnall-Culliford writes: 'Take your cabling to the next level with detailed photo tutorials and patterns, designed to allow you to practice your new skills. The techniques covered in this volume include cabling without a cable needle, 2-stitch cable shortcuts, keeping track of your rows when cabling, correcting mistakes in your cables, real and faux axis cables, tricks to tidy your cables, and opening and closing knot cables. With designs from Rachel Coopey, Jen Arnall-Culliford and Lucy Hague, this volume will give you confidence in tackling cabled knits.'

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  4. Something New to Learn About Lace Pattern Book

    Something New to Learn About Lace Pattern Book

    £14.00
    Following on from the beautiful Something New to Learn About Cables, Arnall-Culliford Knitwear have introduced the gorgeous Something New to Learn About Lace, a collection of detailed instructions about lace and 4 beautiful patterns. Extend your lace knitting skills with the easy to follow photo tutorials and beautiful patterns. Something New to Learn About Lace covers a range of techniques to improve your lace, including working yarn overs in different situations, reading lace charts, fixing mistakes in your lace, blocking your finished projects and the garter tab cast-on method. With stunning designs from Donna Smith (Aphaca scarf and blanket), Jen Arnall-Culliford (Bithynica shawl) and Martina Behm (Nissolia shawl), Something New to Learn About Lace will inspire you to stretch yourself beyond your usual level.

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