The LoveCrafts Show episode 10: New to knitting with Tom Daley

Published on 20 May 2020 2 min read

Join Jamie and Merion on The LoveCrafts Show along with an extra special guest, Olympic athlete - Tom Daley!

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This is an extra special episode of The LoveCrafts Show - we've officially brought you 10 episodes of crafty goodness and we wanted to celebrate in style. You might know him as an Olympic athlete, but Tom is a knitting newbie (swiftly becoming a pro!) and we invited him to come and chat with us about his new found love for yarn crafts!

Tips, tricks, advice and a fair amount of silliness, this is The LoveCrafts Show!

Don’t forget to send us lots of lovely messages, responses and questions to or you can send us a voice message!

Lots of lovely things we mentioned and extra nuggets!

Meet Tom Daley! (0:14)

Inspired by Tom learning how to knit? We’ve got a great guide to help you to teach yourself to knit too! (1:30)

Already know how to knit but looking to pick up a new craft? Check out our beginners guide to crafting. (1:40)

Discover our guide to making and mindfulness for patterns to lose yourself in. (2:40)

Knit Debbie Bliss’ Olympic collection (3:00)

Explore our beginner jumper patterns and knit your first (or 100th!) jumper! (3:50)

New baby to knit for? Discover our baby knits roundup! (7:45)

Always losing count? Shop row counters! (9:47)

Find out how to knit socks for yourself. (10:15)

Pick up cable knitting with our super easy how-to. (12:00)

Watch Merion master intarsia knitting and give it a go for yourself. (12:11)

Want to foster creativity and craftiness in your kids? Check out our guide to kids crafts! (14:55)

Start on your Christmas jumpers now and try this free Paintbox jumper pattern! (18:55)

Dropped a stitch? Merion’s video on how to fix basic knitting mistakes can save the day. (22:30)

Check out Tom’s stretches on Instagram and YouTube and our hand stretching guide for knitters(37:25)

Shop super chunky yarns. (42:55)

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