How to Get Started Knitting

Posted on 21 Jan 2016 by Anna Scott
It’s becoming more and more popular and with our current Create and Craft discount codes, The Works discount codes and Stitch Craft Create discount codes you can join in on the knitting craze. With the explosion of knitting clubs up and down the country, this hobby is no longer the preserve of grannies and knitting experts and if you’re a beginner who needs a helping hand, we’ve got a few savings that can point you in the right direction for both supplies and inspiration…


  • Choose a Pattern

Once you’ve gotten the hang of the basic technique and knitted you’re first small square or rectangle, go one step further and look for a simple beginners pattern that will help you create some simple but practical. Use our current selection of Create and Craft promo codes to save on a pattern that won’t overwhelm you – you can click on the Create and Craft promotional code that saves you 10% on selected lines and it will get you access to all their clearance stock. Here you will find some excellent knitting bargains including Patons Ladies Classic Scarf and Hat Pattern (was £2.99, now £1.99) and the SMC Select Juliette Knitting Kit including Pattern Book and 850g Yarn (was £66.99, now £29.99).


  • Purchase Your Supplies

Easy Knit Fashion KitOnce you’ve decided what you want to make, the fun part is picking out your wool or yarn and the kitting yourself out with the right knitting tools. The easiest way to do this is to invest in a knitting kit and there are plenty out there for beginners – for example, with our current The Works discount voucher you can get 15% off your order and The Works can always be relied upon to provide very reasonably priced craft supplies. This includes their Easy Knit Fashion Kit (£10 before discount), plus you can also stock up upon yarn with some Pastel Hobby Yarn (£1 before discount) and Mohair Hobby Yarn (£3 before discount). In fact, it’s always worth checking out The Works discount codes page for regular craft and stationary codes should you need them.


  • Get More Inspiration

Once you’ve gained a bit of knitting confidence, keep your eye out for further inspiration. This can be found literally everywhere – fashion retailers, magazines, online etc – but if you want to settle down and flick through a knitting book, this Stitch Craft Create promo code is the best way to save on a wide range of knitting books covering all different skill levels. You can currently get 10% off your order as well as free postage and packaging, and their prices are already excellent, even before this additional discount! When it comes to those knitting books, why not use this Stitch Craft Create coupon code to try Simple Knits: Blankets and Throws (£3.15 before discount), The Knitter’s Life List (£3.99 before discount) or Fun and Fast Knits (£4.46 before discount)?


Now is the perfect time to take up a new knitting hobby – not only do we have these great Create and Craft promo codes, The Works promo codes and Stitch Craft Create promo codes to help you save but it’s also the perfect relaxing indoor winter activity!






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