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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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Knitting skill levels

How to assess your knitting skill level, figure out how good you are, and which patterns are suitable for you. Do you want to know how good you are at knitting? Or do you want to knit a pattern but it says “for experienced knitters” and you have no clue if you fall within that …

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Fair Isle Knitting Tutorial for beginners

A step-by-step tutorial on how to knit Fair Isle patterns, how to catch floats, and many tips for neater results with this colorwork technique Do you want to knit stunning projects in two colors? Have you seen beautiful sweaters, hats, and socks with intricate colorwork, and now you want to knit one too? Well, then …

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15 Common knitting mistakes

A massive list of frequent knitting mistakes and how to fix them – including tons of pictures and a video. Are you a beginner and now you are wondering about common knitting mistakes you might not even realize you are making? Or have you noticed something that doesn’t seem right in your knitting and now …

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knit vs purl stitches as shown in a swatch in blue yarn

Knit vs purl

Explaining the difference between a knit stitch vs a purl stitch – including a diagram Are you wondering what’s the difference between a knit stitch vs a purl stitch? What’s the key difference between knitting the two and is there an easy way to keep track of them? Well, this tutorial will show you the …

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