learning how to knit the continental way with a swatch

How to knit for beginners

A step-by-step tutorial on how to start knitting the easy continental way. All the basic techniques beginners need to learn for their first project. So, how do you knit? Are you wondering about the basics for beginners you absolutely need to learn? Or do you want to make the switch to continental knitting? Well, then …

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joining a new yarn in kitting with an easy method

How to join yarn in knitting

A step by step tutorial on joining yarn in knitting with 10 different techniques from easy to invisible – with or without knots & weaving in So, your yarn ran out and now you want to join a new ball, right? Or maybe you want to create some stripes with a different color. And now …

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changing colors with the back to back join shown on a knitted swatch

How to join yarn with the back join in knitting

A very precise and effective method to add a new color as you go without weaving in ends Are you looking for a way to join a new color in knitting without weaving in ends? And all the methods you tried didn’t leave you with a good transition. Well, then I’m sure you will love …

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knitting the perfect little entrelac knitting pattern

Advanced entrelac tips and tricks

Tips for knitting entrelac patterns to achieve neater results. How to prevent holes, yarn peeking through, and perfect your edges. I personally believe entrelac is one of the most underrated knitting patterns out there. You can achieve such stunning effects with this ingenious technique. Alas, most tutorials will repeat the same old instructions that result …

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the entrelac knitting pattern close up in different colors

How to do entrelac knitting

A step-by-step tutorial on the entrelac knitting pattern for beginners. Plus tips and tricks for a neat finish Have you seen a beautiful scarf or hat with interwoven squares in many different colors? And now you are wondering how to knit the entrelac knitting pattern? Well, then you came to the right place because this …

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a swatch where someone joined a new color using the weave in and twist method for intarsia

Weave in and twist – a simple way to join a new color

Step by step tutorial on how to join a new color with the weave in and twist method; perfect for intarsia Who doesn’t like knitting projects with more than just one skein? But when it comes to colorwork, you often have to weave in a lot of ends. The problem: the joins can often become …

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a swatch where someone added new ball with the overlap join

How to add a new ball with the overlap join

A simple method to join yarn by overlapping the two ends and knitting double – no tapestry needle or knots are required. If there is one tool almost all knitters hate, then it’s a tapestry needle. I don’t know what it is, but there are some knitters who would rather knit another sweater instead of …

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a swatch where someone did a weave in as you knit seen from the backside with visible lines

How to weave in ends as you go

A step-by-step tutorial on weaving in ends as you knit – the probably easiest and fastest way to join a new yarn in knitting Are you sick of tapestry needles and weaving in ends? To be sure, a lot of knitting projects require more than just one ball of yarn. And at one point or …

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a knitted swatch where someone changed color with twist and weave

Twist and weave – a super neat way to change colors in knitting

A step-by-step tutorial on changing colors in knitting using the twist and weave method that works without a knot In knitting, the fun starts when you do colorwork techniques. But no matter if it’s simple stripes, Fair Isle, or intarsia, you have to knit with more than just one ball of yarn. So, how do …

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someone holding up two balls of yarn joined with the russian join in knitting

How to do a Russian join in knitting

A step by step tutorial on how to join yarn without knots or ends to weave in using the Russian join knitting technique Let’s be honest, who likes weaving in ends. But often, when you need to join a new ball of yarn, you end up with two little tails that will require your attention …

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