Fabulous tricks, hacks and ideas for the avid knitter

Knitting is one of the most relaxing hobbies, and also one of the most productive. If you’re on a roll
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Knitting is one of the most relaxing hobbies, and also one of the most productive. If you’re on a roll – there’s no stopping you and what you can make!

As it’s now getting colder, it’s the perfect time to get out the needles and start creating some beautiful items.

If you’re in need of some inspiration, we’ve got that, as well as some handy tips and tricks.

We have a list of the best knitting tips ever and we reckon there might be some clever tricks in here that you didn’t know!

1. Wine corks

Use the corks as point protectors on your big needles.

2. Knit in the dark

You can buy glow-in-the-dark needles, or even paint on your existing needles with special paint.

3. Use a teapot to hold your yarn

Or use a teapot.

4. Make pom poms with a fork

Forks are also great for making tiny pom-poms.

5. Make crochet hooks more comfortable to use with pencil grips

Make crochet hooks more comfortable to use with pencil grips.

Learn to wind a center-pull ball by hand.

7. Download a row counting app – there’s so many out there!

Here’s one for Android and one for Apple.

8. Make t-shirt yarn

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via Endlessly Inspired

9. Relax circular needle cords

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10. Keep the shape of your beanie

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via Stash Knits

With a blown-up balloon!

Here’s some other knitting inspiration for you: 

Isn’t this yarnbombed bike adorable?

This is such a lovely little jumper.

It’s the perfect weather to wear fingerless gloves!

This yarn is so colourful. What would you make with it?

A photo posted by @etherealfibers on

Snuggling up with this chunky knit blanket would be so warm.

A photo posted by Cissi Lindström (@iissic) on

Knitting away with some lovely colours!

Another yarnbombed chair!

Tell us: do you love to knit? What was the last thing you knitted?

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