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I’ll be a guest on The Donna Seebo Show on Wednesday, 2/2/11, at 3:30 PST

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / February 1, 2011 / 1 Comment
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Knitted Dishcloth Pattern and How To Add a Single Crochet Border Onto Your Knitting

Happy housewife doing dishesBy Liat Gat - Founder / Finishing / February 1, 2011 / 30 Comments
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Become a Knitting Superstar – Sneak Peek at Table of Contents

Become a Superstar E-Book CoverBy Liat Gat - Founder / News / January 29, 2011 / 18 Comments
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How To Slip A Stitch In Knitting – Sl 1

How to Slip a Stitch in Knitting – Sl 1 squareBy Liat Gat - Founder / Basic Knitting Techniques / January 28, 2011 / 31 Comments

A slipped stitch makes a smooth edge on knitting. It can also make lovely stitch patterns come to life. A “slip 1” is as easy as moving a stitch from your left to right needles without knitting. Always do it purlwise unless otherwise instructed.

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Short-Row Shaping: Learn to “Wrap and Turn”

Delicious knee socks by Cosmic Pluto square cropBy Liat Gat - Founder / Heels, Intermediate Knitting / January 25, 2011 / 70 Comments

The key to correctly doing short-rows is knowing how to do the Wrap and Turn (no, it’s not a new dance move). It’s a clever way of keeping the stitches close to each other while you are doing short-rows, so that you don’t create gaps when you turn around. Doing short-rows also incorporates picking up and knitting the wraps once you’re done with the short-rows, so that they become invisible.

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By Liat Gat - Founder / News / January 23, 2011 / 9 Comments
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The Trick To Counting Rows and Changing Colors Smoothly on Garter Stitch

Dr Who Scarf 300x300 1By Liat Gat - Founder / Basic Knitting Techniques / January 22, 2011 / 22 Comments

Counting rows on Garter stitch is a little more complicated than the “2 rows for every ridge” rule-of-thumb. Here I show you how to be sure of your rows, and also when to switch colors to make perfect-looking stripes on Garter stitch.

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A Shout-Out To Our Wonderful Knitting Forum

Superman knitted designBy Liat Gat - Founder / News / January 20, 2011 / 6 Comments
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How To Change Colors in Knitting: Making Stripes

Lolcat tiger stripesBy Liat Gat - Founder / Basic Knitting Techniques / January 19, 2011 / 35 Comments

Making stripes in knitting is as easy as starting to knit with the new yarn. I show you how, plus tips like how to twist the yarn up the sides of your work so you don’t have to cut it, and how to make stripes on ribbing without an ugly purl-bump row.

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