Knitting While Horseback Riding

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / September 26, 2010 / 4 Comments

Having my hands occupied on an easy knitting project really helps me enjoy and appreciate things that move slowly, like the Colorado scenery.

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How To Knit or Purl Backwards And When To Do It

Walking Backwards Moonwalk for Knit Backwards Post squareBy Liat Gat - Founder / Heels, Tips and Tricks / September 19, 2010 / 17 Comments

Knowing how to knit (purl) backwards is optional, but take a look and see if you feel comfortable trying it on your next sock heel. It will save you a lot of time because if you know how to do it, you don’t have to turn your work back and forth every row.

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It’s Time To Knit! Knitted Clock Pattern

knitted clock pattern in purple, green, and neutralBy Liat Gat - Founder / New Patterns / September 16, 2010 / 30 Comments

When I couldn’t find the perfect wall clock anywhere, I decided to knit my own! Thank you to all of the Ravelers who requested this pattern. Knit with fingering-weight yarn. The numbers are added with duplicate stitch. 10 years later, this is still my favorite wall clock.

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How To Avoid Tangling Yarn On [email protected] Socks

By Liat Gat - Founder / Socks, Toe-Up Socks, Top-Down Socks, Two-at-a-Time Knitting / September 14, 2010 / 7 Comments

Prevent your yarn from EVER tangling again when knitting two-at-a-time socks. Make sure you place your balls of yarn on either side of you. The key moment for keeping the yarns from tangling is during “the switch.”

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How To Undo Knitting Mistakes And Get Stitches Back On Your Needles

Undo KeyBy Liat Gat - Founder / Fix Knitting Mistakes / September 12, 2010 / 40 Comments

To knit with confidence, you have to know how to undo stitches in knitting, that is, take out your knitting stitch by stitch. You can also take out whole rows of knitting, if you know how to put your stitches back on the needle correctly.

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How to Knit Toe-Up Socks

By Liat Gat - Founder / Toe-Up Socks / September 9, 2010 / 12 Comments

Toe-up socks are the hottest thing in knitting right now. You have to learn a lot of new skills in order to do them, and that can be hard to do on your own.

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How To Use Your Fingers To Help You Knit Faster

two happy fingers "hugging"By Liat Gat - Founder / Knit Faster / September 6, 2010 / 1 Comment
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Free Key Cozy Pattern For Leftover Sock Yarn

Trio of Key Cozies made with the key cozy patternBy Liat Gat - Founder / Knitting in the Round, Magic Loop, New Patterns / September 6, 2010 / 82 Comments

Magic Loop is especially good for knitting little tiny objects in the round, like glove fingers, arm warmers, and the tops of hats. Do you have a key? You can make it a little sweater to demonstrate! The sock yarn key cozy is born.

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Free Pattern: Pentafold Felted Moebius Bowl

By Liat Gat - Founder / Moebius, News / September 4, 2010 / 7 Comments
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Are You Using The Right Tools for the Job? Comparing Knitting Needles

Signature Needles stiletto tipsBy Liat Gat - Founder / Recommended Resources / September 2, 2010 / 13 Comments

In knitting, you must use the right tools for the job. If you are using regular Addi Turbos to do lacework, or any pattern requiring many increases and decreases, the blunt-tipped knitting needles are probably slowing you down and making you work hard for those stitches.

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