Browsing Knitting

New ! POP UP space launched at Riverside

WOW! Goodness we are so so excited! look at this lovely POP UP space (3.5m x 1.75m) upstairs at Riverside   Guess what ? it’s available to hire… Do you want to use this friendly, light and open space to promote your business reach new customers try out business ideas market or test a new product gather your… read more

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Lewes Bonfire Jumper – Free Knitting Pattern

STRIPED RAGLAN SLEEVE SWEATER or LEWES BONFIRE JUMPER Here’s a FREE pattern for a Lewes Bonfire Jumper. Or, in other words, a classic round neck, raglan sleeve sweater. (If you are local to the-stitchery you’ll totally understand if we say this is THE pattern to use for a “smugglers jumper” for Bonfire!). If knitting a Lewes… read more

Learn to Knit part 3 : what are tension squares?

how to make your tension square meaningful! Here’s where we clear the myths, mists and mystery surrounding tension squares. In our mini series ‘Learn to Knit’ we have mentioned tension squares quite a lot, so what exactly is a tension square and why do you need one? On a classic Double Knitting Yarn weight the… read more

Learn to Knit Part 2 : We Explain Knitting Yarn Weights

Compare yarn weights with our Knitting Wool Conversion Chart! We meet customers in our shop here in Lewes of all ages and all knitting abilities. It’s really encouraging to see boys as well as girls learning to knit and creating some really great first pieces. Our Learn to Knit kit has proved popular with so… read more

Learn to Knit: A Beginner’s Guide

Learn to Knit If you learned to knit when you were very young, chances are you won’t have forgotten everything. But, if like me, you didn’t really get on with knitting and focussed on sewing instead, now’s the time to have another go! It doesn’t matter how old you are -if I can do it,… read more

How To Knit a Flower Brooch or Corsage in Wendy Air Mohair

We show you how to knit a Wendy Air mohair flower corsage in easy-to-follow steps. How absolutely fabulous is this? we are loving this flower as a wedding corsage or an everyday piece of gorgeousness… To accompany our gorgeous new delivery of Wendy Air yarn, we thought we would give you a preview of the… read more


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