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Opal Advent Calendar 2017

Opal Advent Calendar 2017


Christmas is coming for your special knitter!
Limited edition Opal Yarn 2017 Advent Calendar.
The Fairy Story Book opens to reveal 24 doors.
Open one each day to find a special mini-ball of Opal 4-ply sock yarn.

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Knit 'n' Know How

On this page you will find links to written instructions and video clips for a wide range of knitting techniques. Whether you're a total beginner or an experienced knitter who just needs a reminder about a specific technique we hope you'll find the guidance you need here.

There are also links to video tutorials on how to knit with fancy scarf yarns such as Butterfly, Papillon, Loopy and CanCan

How to Knit

How to Knit

If you've never tried knitting before, or if it's a long time since you've picked up your needles CLICK HERE
This article from TLC covers the basics with illustrated step-by-step written instructions.

How to cast on - video

How to cast on - video

This video clip from 'VideoJug' shows you how to cast on with one needle (also known as the long-tail or thumb method of cast on).

This type of cast on gives you an elastic edge,

How to cast on 2

How to cast on 2

This video from VideoJug demonstrates casting on with two needles

Stitches: Knit stitch

Stitches: Knit stitch

This video clip from VideoJug demonstrates how to do the knit stitch

Stitches: Purl stitch

Stitches: Purl stitch

This video from VideoJUg shows you how to do the purl stitch

Stitches: Stocking stitch

Stitches: Stocking stitch

This video from VideoJug shows you how to knit stocking stitch

Stitches: Ribbing

Stitches: Ribbing

This video from VideoJug shows you how to do ribbing

How to cast off

How to cast off

This video from VideoJug shows you how to cast off

How to knit with double-pointed needles

How to knit with double-pointed needles

This video from VideoJUg shows you how to knit with double-pointed needles

How to knit on a circular needle

How to knit on a circular needle

This video clip from VideoJug shows you how to knit on a circular needle

Picot cast off

Picot cast off

This video from VideoJug shows you how to do a Picot Cast Off as used on the picot snoodle pattern

Knitting a scarf with Butterfly or Loopy yarn

Knitting a scarf with Butterfly or Loopy yarn

This video clip from the yarn and craft shop shows you how to knit a scarf with Grundl Butterfly and Rico Loopy
The same technique also works with Grundl Papillon

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