close-up of the garter stitch graft where you joined two mitered squares

Grafting garter stitch for beginners

A step-by-step tutorial on how to graft garter stitch. An easy method to close horizontal seams in an invisible way. Are you currently knitting a cowl or maybe a little baby set in garter stitch? And now you want to create an invisible horizontal seam to finish your projects? And this left you wondering about …

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fixing a dropped stitch in garter stitch with a crochet hook several rows down

How to fix a dropped stitch in garter stitch

A step-by-step tutorial on fixing mistakes when knitting garter stitch. How to pick up dropped stitches and fix holes. I begin by assuming you just dropped a stitch, you are in full panic mode, and you are afraid that you just ruined all your hard work. Nonsense! There is an easy way to rescue your …

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how to seam garter stitch with a blunt tapestry needle

Seaming garter stitch for beginners

A step by step tutorial on how to do the mattress stitch for garter stitch and joining two pieces together without a visible seam. You just finished a project and now it’s time to join two pieces together (or one flat piece in the round? But you don’t have a clue how to seam garter …

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counting garter stitch rows with a knitting needle

How to count garter stitch rows

A step by step tutorial showing you everything you need to know about counting garter stitch rows the right way So, I assume you are currently knitting a pattern and it tells you to finish a specific number of rows, right? But then you lost track and now you don’t know if knit enough row …

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two swatches in ribbing grafted together with a tapestry needle

How to graft 2×2 ribbing

A step by step tutorial showing you everything you need to know about grafting 2×2 ribbing The 2×2 rib stitch is one of the most popular knitting stitches patterns of them all. And it’s so versatile. But what can you do when you want to close the toes of ribbed socks or you want to …

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grafting knitting stitches with a tapestry needle (and various knitting tools in the background)

How to graft knitting stitches

Everything you need to know about grafting stitches in knitting and creating invisible seams Do you want to learn how to join two pieces of knitting together without a visible transition? Maybe you are knitting a cowl that needs to be joined in the round or want to close the toes of a pair of …

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How to weave in ends - step by step

How to weave in ends – 10 essential knitting techniques

Step by step instructions showing you the best way to weave in ends in knitting- no matter your stitch pattern or material Before you can wear your finished project there is almost always one last step you need to do. In all the places you joined in a new ball, changed colors, cast-on, or cast-off, …

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German Short row heel tutorial

Step by step written instructions for knitting the german short row sock heel (+video) Knitting socks can be tricky. It’s quite difficult to get the size right, then you have to tackle knitting in the round, and probably at the top of the list of “annoyances” is picking up stitches for the gusset. That’s why …

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the finished socks on a wooden board - close-up shot

How to knit socks for beginners the easy way

A step by step tutorial on knitting socks for beginners the traditional way on double-pointed needles and an easy striped pattern that fits everyone So you are looking for a tutorial on how to knit socks? You want a simple top town pattern suitable for beginners you can finish fast and without years of experience? …

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