swatch with to fix rolled in edges for stockinette stitch

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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someone showing how to do the pinhole cast-on method using double-pointed knitting needles

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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the tips of the knitters pride mindful collection needles in their slots int he pouch

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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someone holding a swatch stretched out with the standard bind off in knitting into the camera

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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different stretchy bind-off techniques on a bocking board

10 easy stretchy bind-off methods

A ranked list of stretchy bind-off techniques for your next knitting project Most knitters probably have been there: You finished your project, you bind off the cuff or the hem – only to notice it’s too tight. So this massive list here is all about ways to prevent that from happening and to help you …

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close up of the edge created by the latvian bind off

How to knit the Latvian bind-off

A step-by-step tutorial for the super stretchy Latvian bind-off method using a tapestry needle The Latvian bind-off is a lovely variation of the sewn bind-off and requires a tapestry needle as well. It is even stretchier and creates a lovely little braided edge. It’s a very nice technique for lace patterns and all other projects …

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close-up of a knitted swatch with the in patter bind-off edge in 2x2 rib stitch

How to bind off in pattern

A step-by-step tutorial on the alternating bind-off and ways to achieve an in-pattern edge for ribbings, etc. Most knitting is not done in plain stockinette stitch. Ribbings, moss stitch, seed stitch, and a whole host of other knitting stitch patterns adorn the projects of most knitters. But the standard bind-off DOES create a row of …

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close up of suspended bind-off edge

How to knit the suspended bind-off

Everything you need to know about the suspended bind-off knitting method for a stretchier edge Are you looking to add a little bit more give to your edges? Then the suspended bind-off could be your best friend. This ingenious method allows you to create the exact same edge as your regular bind-off technique – only …

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