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How to increase double stockinette stitch

A step-by-step tutorial showing you my favorite increase for double knitting that’s neat and easy. There’s a lovely knitting stitch pattern called Double Stockinette stitch. It’s fully reversible and doesn’t curl. Despite being a form of double knitting, you only need one skein. However, a lot of people are unsure how to increase it and …

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yarn joined with trim overlap and felt method

The Trim, Overlap & Felt join

The perhaps easiest way to join in a new yarn in knitting – no weaving in ends required Over the years, I’ve turned joining in yarn into a science. Not all methods work with every fiber and for all projects. There is, however, one version that really sticks out. I call it “Trim, Overlap & …

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One move SSK

A neater and faster way to knit an SSK in one move By popular acclaim, SSK is most knitters’ favorite left-leaning decrease. It’s relatively easy and relatively neat. However, it also involves three steps. It’s called “slip, slip, knit” for a reason. What if I told you you can achieve similar results in one move …

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How to do the duplicate stitch in knitting

A step-by-step tutorial for the duplicate stitch knitting technique – a simple way to add color to a project Colorwork can be a great way to personalize your knitting. However, most techniques (like intarsia or fair isle), can be a bit more complicated and better suited for more advanced knitters. That’s why I want to …

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Easy way to fix rolled edges in knitting

A step-by-step tutorial for a very smart edge technique that will keep stockinette stitch stay flat. Stockinette stitch is one of the first knitting stitch patterns any beginner will learn. It’s not only easy to knit, but it also looks super smooth and pretty. There is just one problem: When you knit it flat, it …

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a swatch with the latvian braid knitting technique on a wooden table

How to knit a Latvian Braid

Everything you need to know about knitting the Latvian braid – flat or in the round Do you want to know how to create this beautiful horizontal braid in the colors? Is there a secret technique involved? Fear not, knitting a Latvian braid is actually remarkably simple and you certainly don’t have to knit horizontally. …

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How to knit the pinhole cast-on

Everything you need to know about the pinhole cast-on method – no matter if you want to use dpns, circulars, or a crochet hook The pinhole cast-on is a great way to start projects knit in the round in a super invisible way. It may be a little bit fiddly but the result will be …

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the brick stitch knitting pattern in two colors

Brick Stitch knitting pattern

A step-by-step tutorial showing you how to knit the brick stitch knitting pattern – super popular, super beautiful, and super easy. One of the most popular mosaic knitting patterns is certainly the brick stitch. It’s a simple combination of garter stitch and stockinette stitch. While it uses two colors, you never knit with two strands …

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Knitter’s Pride Mindful Collection Review

A close-up look at the Mindful knitting needles by Knitter’s Pride – my experience with the stainless steel tip & coated wire cables Are you considering purchasing the Knitter’s pride mindful collection? You’ve heard all about their stainless steel tips, their coated wire cables that don’t curl, and their unique design approach? But now you …

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How to bind off knitting

A step-by-step tutorial on the easiest way to bind off in knitting for beginners with essential tips and tricks So, you started out knitting, learned a simple cast-on and the knit stitch and now you want to finish your first project. Maybe you even follow a little pattern and it tells you to bind off …

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