How To Pick Up and Knit Stitches Two Ways

Pick-Up ArtistBy Liat Gat - Founder / Basic Knitting Techniques, Heels / January 14, 2011 / 11 Comments

Picking up stitches is called for anytime you want to start knitting from an edge that has no live stitches. That’s right, you can create stitches on either a finished or a raw edge with the “pick up and knit” technique. Here’s how.

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Liat’s Limitless Cast-On… for Two-at-a-Time ANYTHING

Liat's Limitless Cast-On Photo 7By Liat Gat - Founder / Cast-Ons, Top-Down Socks, Two-at-a-Time Cast-Ons, Two-at-a-Time Knitting / January 11, 2011 / 71 Comments

To knit two-at-a-time top-down (think socks, mittens, or sweater sleeves), you’ll need to set up your stitches correctly. This cast-on sets you up for knitting two tubes at once on one long circular needle. Invented by Yours Truly.

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Announcing Live Knitting Help and Tech Support

Knitting While on the PhoneBy Liat Gat - Founder / News / January 7, 2011 / 14 Comments
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Knit Purl Gurl Reviews “Learn to Knit in the Round on Magic Loop”

KnitPurlGurl logoBy Liat Gat - Founder / Magic Loop / January 7, 2011 / 2 Comments

“Knitting in the Round on Magic Loop is a comprehensive, self-guided course disguised as an eBook. Easy-to-see demonstrations and clear, concise written instruction take you from beginning (casting on) to finished project in no time.” – Karrie of

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How To Fix A Dropped Knit Stitch 10 Rows Down

Fix dropped knit stitch 10 rows down square cropBy Liat Gat - Founder / Advanced Knitting, Fix Knitting Mistakes / January 7, 2011 / 26 Comments

If you’ve dropped a knit stitch (or more than one), and it’s way down there, that’s okay. Here’s how to rescue your dropped stitches no matter how far down they are – all without a crochet hook.

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In 2011, There’s No Excuse

Biking and Knitting!By Liat Gat - Founder / News / January 6, 2011 / 11 Comments
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How to Hand Wind A Center-Pull Ball or Bobbin

Cat eating red yarn ballBy Liat Gat - Founder / Yarn / January 4, 2011 / 10 Comments

To keep your yarn remnants orderly, wind them into a center-pull ball, or bobbin. These nifty little packets of yarn do not roll around like balls of yarn do. They simply dispense the yarn from the inside of the bobbin without coming undone.

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Top Five Knitting Questions of 2010… Answered

Knitting Baby 2010By Liat Gat - Founder / Interviews with Liat / December 31, 2010 / 6 Comments

What length of needle do I need for Magic Loop? How do I convert any round pattern to Magic Loop? What type of needles should I buy for Magic Loop? Your top 5 questions of 2010, answered.

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What “Work Even” Means And How To Do It

By Liat Gat - Founder / Basic Knitting Techniques / December 28, 2010 / 10 Comments

“Work even” or “work all stitches as they appear” means to knit all knit stitches and purl all purl stitches. To do so, you much be able to recognize a knit or purl stitch when you see it. Here’s how to remember which is which.

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Thank You All So Much

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / December 25, 2010 / 6 Comments
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