New Website Sneak Peek – Erica’s Top 2 Favorite Features

By Erica Beach - Customer Happiness / News / March 20, 2014 / 123 Comments
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Introducing: I Love Bind-Offs (it’s here, it’s here!)

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / March 8, 2014 / 5 Comments
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What All The Bind-Offs Look Like: A Bind-Off Extravaganza

Bind Off samplers square cropBy Liat Gat - Founder / Bind-Offs / March 5, 2014 / 204 Comments

Stretchy bind-offs, seaming bind-offs, invisible bind-offs, bind-offs for lace and garter stitch… they’re all here. This post lets you view and compare all the bind-offs featured in my I Love Bind-Offs video course, available now.

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What I Learned From Knitting 200 Bind-Offs

What I learned from knitting 200 bind offs square crop 2 smBy Liat Gat - Founder / Bind-Offs / March 3, 2014 / 317 Comments

To create the new I Love Bind-Offs video class, I didn’t want to just record videos of bind-offs that other people chose for their books, or pass on to you what they said without testing everything for myself. I ended up knitting over 200 bind-offs so that I could offer you what no other resource does — my opinion.

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5 Ways to Fix A Too-Tight Bind-Off

Use a bigger needle in your right handBy Liat Gat - Founder / Bind-Offs, Fix Knitting Mistakes / February 26, 2014 / 34 Comments

A too-tight bind-off is the Achilles’ heel of the perfect knitted project. It’s the most common complaint I get about bind-offs. Here’s how to avoid and/or fix a too-tight bind-off.

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Best Bind-Off for Garter Stitch: The Icelandic Bind-Off

Icelandic Bind Off Best Bind Off for Garter StitchBy Liat Gat - Founder / Bind-Offs, Bind-Offs for Garter Stitch / February 24, 2014 / 101 Comments

The ideal bind-off for garter stitch is stretchy but not too stretchy, a good match to garter stitch’s horizontal bumps, and fast and easy. The Icelandic Bind-Off ticks all the boxes. The Latvian and EZ Sewn bind-offs also get the treatment here.

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Best Bind-Off For Lace – The Frilled Standard Bind-Off

Frilled Standard Bind-Off - Best Bind-Off for LaceBy Liat Gat - Founder / Bind-Offs, Bind-Offs for Lace, Lace / February 20, 2014 / 88 Comments

A standard bind-off is just too firm to use as a bind-off on lace. That’s why patterns tell you to “bind off loosely.” But I have a better solution for you: The Frilled Standard Bind-Off. It’s fast, easy, you can block it and stretch it, and it fits perfectly with scalloped and straight edges.

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How to Neaten the Last Stitch of Your Bind-Off in the Round

How to Neaten the Last Stitch of Your Bind Off in the Round Knitting TrickBy Liat Gat - Founder / Bind-Off Tips and Tricks, Bind-Offs, Magic Loop, Tips and Tricks / February 13, 2014 / 172 Comments

Every single time you’re binding off in the round, use this trick to make the join completely disappear. No one will be able to tell where you started and where you stopped.

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How to Neaten the Last Stitch of Your Bind-Off on Flat Knitting

By Liat Gat - Founder / Bind-Off Tips and Tricks, Bind-Offs, Tips and Tricks / February 6, 2014 / 276 Comments

This is a simple move to neaten the last stitch of your bind-off every time you finish a project. It’s a little superstar trick that you do at the very end that will square up your edges, especially if your side stitches tend to get stretched-out.

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Journey to the Birthplace of Malabrigo Yarns

Antonio with ladder on roof of Malabrigo factory uruguayBy Liat Gat - Founder / Liat Interviews Others, World Travels, Yarn / November 19, 2013 / 165 Comments

Come in to the Wonderland that is the Malabrigo Yarn headquarters in Uruguay. In this feature-length article, I share the colorful experience of a tour through the factory with Malabrigo’s co-creator, Antonio.

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