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  • Learn English Paper Piecing in Five Steps

    Learn English Paper Piecing in Five Steps

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    English Paper Piecing is one of the oldest forms of patchwork. It is a lovely way to create a patchwork pattern by hand and makes a perfect on the go project. Join us as we guide you through the process of piecing your first project.
  • How to Store Your Knits

    How to Store Your Knits

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    Caring for your handmade garments is one of the most important parts of the whole making experience. Cleaning and storing your handknits or hand crocheted items correctly will have a huge impact on their longevity and ensure that they are looking as good as new for years to come.
  • Essential Tools Series: Knitting

    Essential Tools Series: Knitting

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    A big part of being an accomplished knitter is having the right tools at your disposal. While it is true that all you need is two needles and a ball of yarn to knit, there are tools that will both make your life easier and transform your knitting to the next level. Here is our list of the essential tools for all knitters.  In...
  • How Much Yarn Should I Buy?

    How Much Yarn Should I Buy?

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    How do you figure out how much yarn you need? Keep reading to know how! One of the most often asked questions in our stores is how much yarn is needed for various knitting projects. When shopping without a specific pattern in mind most people need a little help working out the quantities of yarn they will need. While we always recommend having a...
  • Learn to Cross Stitch- Morris Masterclass Series

    Learn to Cross Stitch- Morris Masterclass Series

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    Cross Stitch is a counted form of embroidery that uses a single repetitive stitch in the shape of an X. It is stitched onto a piece of fabric with an even and open weave, often either Aida cloth or Linen. It is the easiest form of embroidery to learn and something you can teach to kids once they are confident with counting.
  • Casting On - The Basics - Free 'how to knit' guides

    Casting On - The Basics - Free 'how to knit' guides

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    Morris & Sons 'How to' guides free learn to knit and cast on. Learn the basics fast and get knitting today. We also have many more free knitting and crochet guides coming soon. Sign up to our website for our email newsletters to get our newest and exciting content.
  • To Swatch or Not to Swatch?

    To Swatch or Not to Swatch?

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    This article will help inform you of the reasons to knit a swatch and teach you how to knit one as well as how to modify your tension if it isn’t quite as “perfect” as you had hoped.
  • Why Block?- Morris Masterclass Series

    Why Block?- Morris Masterclass Series

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    Blocking can really be the difference between an amateur handmade item and something that looks professionally made. We are going to explore what is blocking, when to block your finished items, and two different methods of blocking: wet and steam. 
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