Another tip! You’ve heard me go on about blocking – I have a set of commercial blocking wires for the task – wires mean that you don’t need to pin out nearly as much; you judt thread the wires through the work and pull them to the right tension.
However, the wires are not cheap – so I give you, courtesy of a forum I visit, a cheaper solution, here. The terminology is from the US but Ij suspect it’s not that much different here. It would be worth a try!
Another thing thst a lot of knitters need is something to contain the wool they are working with, she said, ungrammatically, as shouldn’t. i have a multitude of bags, but some wool really needs to be more contained than that or the outer layer felts – or the cat “helps”, or some other thing happens. Ther are commercially available solutions, like the fibersphere. However, I just use a small plastic, round food container thar I found at that grand knitting emporium of Morrisons; I poked a hole through the lid, and voila! Put the cake of wound wool in the container, thead the end through the hole in the lid, put the lid on, and I wouldn’t say it’s cat-proof, but is closer to it, snd it’s certainly more protected. 🙂