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How to Knit Backwards

Knit Backwards Step 03By Liat Gat - Founder / Tips and Tricks / May 11, 2022 / 6 Comments

If you just need to knit a few stitches and don’t feel like turning your work, you can always knit backward. This will create purl stitches on the side of the work facing you.

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Free Video: German Short Rows

German Short Rows Step 62By Liat Gat - Founder / Short Rows / April 25, 2022 / 20 Comments

No more wrap and turn! This simple method for doing short rows completely eliminates the “wrap” and the need to pick it up later and disguise it. This tutorial shows you how to substitute German short rows for directions calling for a regular wrap and turn.

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New Odyssey Shawl Kit and Video​

Odyssey Shawl Kit and VideoBy Liat Gat - Founder / Kits / April 25, 2022 / 3 Comments

Knit the beautiful Odyssey shawl with help from a one-hour instructional video from KnitFreedom and 20 gorgeous yarn combinations hand-picked by Imagiknit Yarns.

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Ladder-Back Jacquard – Stretchy Solution for Fair-Isle Floats

Ladder-Back Jacquard VideoBy Liat Gat - Founder / Advanced Knitting, Color Knitting, Fair-Isle Knitting / March 7, 2022 / 5 Comments

Fair-Isle knitting is notorious for being difficult on socks and motifs that leave long floats. It just doesn’t stretch enough. The Ladder-Back Jacquard technique is a way of knitting your floats into a loose material on the back of your work that lets it stretch.

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New Starburst Cowl Kit + Video

Starburst Cowl CloseupBy Liat Gat - Founder / Kits, Mosaic Knitting / February 28, 2022 / 5 Comments

Knit the Starburst Cowl with this Noro Silk Garden kit and video combo from Imagiknit and KnitFreedom! 14 hand-picked color combinations and a 20-minute in-depth video tutorial on the Starburst stitch, plus prize giveaway. KnitFreedom members get $5 off.

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February Q&A Links

Knitted gauge swatchBy Liat Gat - Founder / News / February 16, 2022 / 4 Comments

Links and resources from our February 2022 member’s Q&A call, including gauge swatches, grafting 1×1 rib with Kitchener, beginner hats, a better SSK, our upcoming Dog Sweater and Basic Hat classes, and more.

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How to Portuguese Knit and Purl

Portuguese Knitting TensionBy Liat Gat - Founder / Portuguese Knitting / February 7, 2022 / 16 Comments

Got arthritis? Portuguese knitting is a stress-free way of knitting and purling that frees your hands from arthritis pain so you can enjoy knitting again. Video and step-by-step photo tutorials for Portuguese knitting and purling plus how to tension the yarn.

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Fleegle Heel Based on Shoe Size, Child Size Patterns, and My Grandma’s Cast-On

Marcel baby hat 5 stars front crop 123121 square cropBy Liat Gat - Founder / Cast-Ons, Heels, New Patterns, News, Socks / December 31, 2021 / 5 Comments

How to knit a Fleegle Heel toe-up sock using just shoe size, new child’s sizes for many popular KnitFreedom patterns, and a new, easy cast-on video for KnitFreedom members: “My Grandma’s Cast-On.” Plus, left-handed knitters get mirror-image videos!

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Crochet Class Is Here – Enter to Win 6 Fabulous Furls Crochet Hooks

Crochet cover square crop 12 7 21By Liat Gat - Founder / Crochet, News / December 7, 2021 / 10 Comments

Our new Crochet class is here! Get the class or KnitFreedom membership this week and qualify to win 6 fabulous crochet hooks or crochet hook sets from Furls crochet. Ends Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021.

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Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Habitat Cardigan by Jess Coppom 11 30 21By Liat Gat - Founder / Crochet / November 30, 2021 / 16 Comments

To make sure you have a great place to start once you learn to crochet, here are 12 simple crochet patterns suitable for beginners that we handpicked for you to practice your crochet skills.

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