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The Garter Tab Cast-On for Triangular Shawls

Garter Tab Cast OnBy Liat Gat - Founder / Cast-Ons, Center-Start Cast-Ons / April 29, 2013 / 86 Comments

The Garter Tab Cast-On is an ingenious way to invisibly start a triangular shawl. Since most triangular shawls have a small garter-stitch border, you can use this cast-on to invisibly set up your stitches for knitting the triangle from the center-out.

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Short-Tail or Long-Tail? The Fundamental Difference Between Cast-Ons

By Liat Gat - Founder / Cast-Ons / April 25, 2013 / 99 Comments

All the cast-ons in the world can be divided into two categories: short-tail and long-tail. You can ONLY use a long-tail cast-on to START a knitting project. If you want to cast on in the middle of a project, you’ll need to use a short-tail cast-on.

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Why Your Cast-On Is Too Tight… And How To Fix It

Too Tight Cast On square crop smBy Liat Gat - Founder / Cast-Ons, Fix Knitting Mistakes / April 22, 2013 / 60 Comments

If your cast-on is too tight, you are probably pulling the wrong yarn as you make each cast-on stitch. When you are doing a Long-Tail Cast-On, tug with your thumb, not your index finger, to tighten the stitches.

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How To Knit Emily Ocker’s Circular Cast-On

Doily with Emily Ocker's circular cast-onBy Liat Gat - Founder / Cast-Ons, Center-Start Cast-Ons / April 9, 2013 / 79 Comments

Emily Ocker’s Circular Cast-On is an easy and invisible way to cast on in the center of a circular project. It creates a drawstring-like circle that you can pull tight so that there’s no hole in the center of your project.

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A mishmash of the new mockups for KNITFreedomBy Liat Gat - Founder / Liat's Story, News / January 21, 2013 / 566 Comments
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How To Overcome Your Knitting Fears

Word picture of people's different knitting fearsBy Liat Gat - Founder / Knitter's Life / November 9, 2012 / 73 Comments
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Knitting For Men: The Top 10 Patterns Your Man Will Love

Knitting for men - Brian Murphy headshotBy Liat Gat - Founder / Knitting for Men / October 26, 2012 / 20 Comments
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Cupcake with 2 candlesBy Liat Gat - Founder / News / September 29, 2012 / 236 Comments
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NEW! Fingering-Weight Toe-Up Socks With A Faux Heel Flap

Fingering-weight faux heel flap socks in Western Sky knitsBy Liat Gat - Founder / Heels, New Patterns, Socks / September 21, 2012 / 74 Comments

For toe-up sock lovers who want a great-fitting heel that can be adjusted for high insteps. This toe-up sock pattern has a “faux” heel flap which allows you to use heel stitch patterns like the Eye of the Partridge heel. You can also do a contrasting-color heel.

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