The 7 key elements of knitting to master in order to knit whatever you want

By Liat Gat - Founder / Advanced Knitting, Beginner Knitting, Intermediate Knitting, Our Philosophy / May 31, 2021 / No Comments

Without mastery of the 7 key elements of knitting, you won’t be able to take on new projects with confidence. The 7 key areas are knit and purl (and slip stitch), increases and decreases, cast-ons and bind-offs, knitting in the round, knitting with color, fixing mistakes, and lace knitting.

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We Have a Winner!

fireworksBy Liat Gat - Founder / Community, Premium / December 24, 2020 / No Comments

Thank you so much to everyone who entered our raffle and let us know what they are grateful for this year. I am so touched by your words. And now, it is my privilege to announce the winners of the Premium Lifetime giveaway!

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The Chance of a “Lifetime”

pink heart on white brickBy Liat Gat - Founder / Community, Premium / December 17, 2020 / 154 Comments

I know how hard it is to spend money on yourself. And I was so inspired by hearing so many students say they’re asking Santa for Premium Lifetime this year that I’ve decided to put together a giveaway. I like to think of it as a KnitFreedom scholarship program. So, I am giving away three Premium Lifetime memberships!

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Ringing in the Holidays – New Christmas Bells Pattern

Knit Christmas BellsBy Liat Gat - Founder / Holiday/Gifting / December 15, 2020 / 15 Comments

People are to be digging into their holiday traditions a bit earlier and with a bit more enthusiasm than usual. All of us are in need of some light and happiness to hold onto while we’re surrounded with so much chaos and uncertainty. In that spirit, we have a special new pattern to share with you. It was created by the newest member of the KnitFreedom family, Delia Diaconu.

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The End of an Era

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / December 9, 2020 / 2 Comments

We are no longer able to offer streaming PDFs, because the technology has become obsolete. The good news is, though, this shouldn’t affect how you interact with our material too much. You will still have offline access to your video classes – forever.

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KnitCompanion: A Great App for Following Charts

Knit Companion LogoBy Sally Holt - Creator of knitCompanion / Charts, Guest Posts, Recommended Resources / November 28, 2020 / 2 Comments

We are thrilled to have Sally Holt with us as a guest blogger to tell us about her amazing app knitCompanion – a sophisticated, portable tool that allows you to keep track of where you are in your pattern as you knit. It also features voice controls, chart recognition, and the ability to play KnitFreedom videos from within the app.

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We’re Having a Sale!

We're Having a Sale!By Liat Gat - Founder / News / November 20, 2020 / No Comments

We’re having a Black Friday sale! Actually, it’s a whole Black Friday Weekend sale, so you’ve got three days – Friday, November 27th through Sunday, November 29th – to take advantage of these amazing deals.

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“C.A.R.E. Service” – How We Make You a Knitting Superstar

C.A.R.E. Illustration square crop sm 400pxBy Liat Gat - Founder / Our Philosophy / November 9, 2020 / No Comments

You’ve seen our website tagline – you know that we promise to make you a “Knitting Superstar.” But HOW? Our “secret ingredient” is “C.A.R.E.” – Connection, Acceptance, Reliable source, and Encouragement, motivation, and support.

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How to Successfully Finish a New, Difficult Pattern

baby with glasses reading a bookBy Liat Gat - Founder / Sweaters / November 7, 2020 / No Comments

What’s the best way to make sure you are actually going to be able to knit your sweater or any difficult, new pattern? Preview the pattern, use your online resources, and take it one step at a time.

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As Promised: My First Disastrous Sweater

Liat's Fish SweaterBy Liat Gat - Founder / Sweaters / November 6, 2020 / No Comments

My first sweater was an ill-chosen pattern knitted in a bland color. Heavy steeked seams and holes that appeared in the fabric made it worse. Here’s what I learned, and some of my successful sweaters since then.

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