About Elizabeth Bagwell

Elizabeth Bagwell Elizabeth is a keen knitter, occasional designer, enthusiastic traveler and a professional freelance writer. She spent three years working for British knitting magazine, Simply Knitting, and has also written for The Knitter and other craft titles.

Author Archives: Elizabeth Bagwell

4 ways to knit a sock heel

May 16th, 2018 | by Elizabeth Bagwell

Knit a pair of socks, but they don’t fit perfectly? Looking for heel that won’t upset a pattern? Elizabeth Bagwell

Ultimate yarn weight cheat sheet

May 2nd, 2018 | by Elizabeth Bagwell

As we stock yarns from around the world, they’re not all manufactured to the same standard weights. Elizabeth Bagwell explains

What to Knit on Maternity Leave

August 19th, 2015 | by Elizabeth Bagwell

In her final post before heading on maternity leave, Elizabeth Bagwell talks about what you can hope to achieve in

How to Store Knitwear

August 18th, 2015 | by Elizabeth Bagwell

Don’t ruin your hard work by storing your knitwear badly. Elizabeth Bagwell has easy yarn care tips for you. For

Yarn Bombing: It’s Officially a Word

August 10th, 2015 | by Elizabeth Bagwell

The Oxford English Dictionary agrees: yarn bombing and yarnstorm are real words. Elizabeth Bagwell is updating autocorrect. Founded in 1857,

Help, I’m running out of yarn!

August 3rd, 2015 | by Elizabeth Bagwell

It’s something every knitter dreads and every knitter encounters. Elizabeth Bagwell offers 7 things to try when you unexpectedly run

6 more knitting superstitions

July 22nd, 2015 | by Elizabeth Bagwell

Common sense or nonsense? Elizabeth Bagwell uncovers some more knitting superstitions. After writing about the Sweater Curse last week, I’ve

How to Make a Finished Knit Longer

July 15th, 2015 | by Elizabeth Bagwell

Don’t throw out that too-short knit! Elizabeth Bagwell describes ways to make a hand-knit or even a store-bought sweater longer.

What to knit during a heatwave

July 7th, 2015 | by Elizabeth Bagwell

The British summer is off to an unusually fierce start. Wilting knitter, Elizabeth Bagwell, has some tips to help you

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