Twisting Tales Magazine no. 03

In the third issue of Twisting Tales Magazine, we show you how to safely cut your knitting, manipulate fabric into three dimensional shapes and make your own buttons. Learn a new plying technique and read all about eco-friendly dyeing:

Twisting Tales Magazine no. 03 English
mending your knitwear

Mending your knitwear

Give your precious projects the love they deserve to keep them looking great! These mending techniques will help you enjoy your knitwear for years to come.



Cutting your knitting! With the right preparation, it’s not scary at all. We’ll tell you exactly what to do.

continuous plying

Continuous plying

Save time and make more consistent yarn with this plying technique.

dyeing or blending

Blending versus dyeing

As a spinner, you have complete control over the yarns you make! In this article, we explore the different colour effects you get when you blend or dye fibre.

Tablet weaving

Tablet weaving

Weave intricate patterns without expensive equipment! For thousands of years, people have been using cards in their weaving, and we show you just how versatile this technique is.

upholstery fabric

Weaving upholstery fabric

Make your home truly personal by upholstering furniture with handwoven fabric. This article explains what to look out for when weaving the fabric and how to upholster basic furniture.

do more with your overlocker

Getting the most out of your overlocker

Did you know that an overlocker can do much more than finish seams? Learn how to get the most out of this tool by using all of the different presser feet.

fabric manipulation

Fabric manipulation

Add texture to the fabrics you work with to make them even more personal. With three different techniques, you can make your sewing truly unique.

Dyeing self striping yarn

Dyeing self-striping yarn

With only a bit of maths, you can create beautiful colour effects in your projects. This article walks you through all the calculations you need to make in order to dye your own self-striping yarn for socks and more.

Dyeing and sustainability, historical picture

Dyeing and sustainability

Is home dyeing green? We explore the environmental impacts of commercial and home dyeing and give you some tips on how to make your dyeing as sustainable as possible.



This age-old technique uses short bits of yarn and a blunt needle to make fabric. Let archaeological finds inspire you to make traditional and modern projects!


Making your own buttons

Find the perfect buttons for your project can be incredibly challenging. Fortunately, there’s a way around that endless search! We show you how to make your own wooden, stone and Jesmonite buttons.

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