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Advanced Mosaic knitting patterns – Tips and tricks

A list of helpful tips for neater results with mosaic knitting The basics of mosaic knitting are super simple. Yet, it can sometimes be difficult to achieve neat results. Advanced mosaic knitting does require an even tension. Most importantly, I do feel that you should exploit the benefits of this technique as best as you …

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Mosaic Knitting Tutorial

A step-by-step tutorial on how to do mosaic knitting, read the charts, and finish intricate patterns with success. Do you want to dive into the beautiful world of colorwork? But you feel Fair Isle and intarsia knitting are a little bit too difficult for you, yet? Well, then you absolutely need to learn how to …

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How to block knitting

A handy little guide to blocking knitting projects – no matter if it’s a scarf, a sweater, or socks Do you want to know the most important factor that sets those charmingly self-made projects apart from those that look like unique handmade masterpieces? What sets the beginner apart from the experienced knitter? One word: blocking! …

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How to knit the twisty bind-off

Step-by-step tutorial on the twisty bind-off knitting method – perfect for hems and cuffs Are you looking for a medium stretchy bind-off that looks neat, has no flare, and is relatively easy and fast to knit? Then the so-called twisty bind-off could be exactly what you are looking for. It was first made popular by …

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How to knit German Short rows

A step-by-step tutorial showing you everything you need to know about German Short Row knitting. Your pattern tells you to make a double stitch and you have no clue how to knit it? Maybe you need to do a German Short Row heel or maybe it’s a beautiful shawl in many different colors. I grew …

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How to knit socks toe-up

A step-by-step tutorial showing you how to finish a toe-up sock knitting pattern with success So, you’ve heard about the benefits of knitting socks toe-up, eh? No Kitchener stitch, no picking up stitches like when you knit socks the traditional way! Sounds great, doesn’t it? But now you are wondering how it works. Well, then …

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How to knit a shawl

A step-by-step tutorial on the best ways to knit a shawl and many viable alternatives and different constructions methods So, you want to knit a beautiful shawl to keep you warm on a chilly evening or something extravagant for a special occasion but you don’t know how? Well, this tutorial comes with all the details …

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Expert knitting hacks for better results

A massive list of knitting hacks, hints, tips, and tricks for neater, faster or better results. Are you ready to change your knitting game forever? Are you sick and tired of the same old knitting hacks that get perpetuated all over the internet (like using a tea kettle as a yarn holder or rubber bands …

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How to convert a knitting pattern from in the round to flat knitting

A step-by-step tutorial showing you how to convert knitting in the round to straight needles and everything you need to pay attention to So, your pattern is for knitting with circular or double-pointed needles but you don’t know how to do that (yet) or you simply don’t like it? And now you are wondering if …

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How to join seams in garter stitch edge stitch to cast-on edge

A step-by-step tutorial on seaming two pieces in garter stitch cast-on edge to selvage stitch in a super invisible way Seaming can be a super fun way to join two smaller pieces of knitted fabric and turn them into something that says wow. Even as a beginner, you could knit a huge afghan using simple …

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