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NEW: Free Super-Bulky Sock Pattern for Magic Loop, Toe-Up or Top-Down

Super-Bulky Magic Loop Socks - Malabrigo RastaBy Liat Gat - Founder / New Patterns, Socks, Toe-Up Socks, Top-Down Socks / December 23, 2011 / 7 Comments

In case you are madly trying to finish Christmas gifts, here is the gift that I fall back on year after year: super-bulky slipper-socks. Knit with one skein of super-bulky yarn, these toe-up socks can be made in about 5 hours.

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“30% Off Everything” Sale and Announcing the Brand-New E-Book “Intermediate Scarves and Stitches”

Intermediate Scarves and Stitches Video E-Book - gift-wrappedBy Liat Gat - Founder / Beginner Knitting, News / December 18, 2011 / 2 Comments

Now known as “Fearless Knitter,” this class was originally called “Intermediate Scarves and Stitches.” It is targeted towards beginning knitters who need foundational skills before moving on to knitting in the round and complex colorwork.

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FREE SAMPLE of Brioche Knitting Video E-Book

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / December 12, 2011 / 3 Comments
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Edge Treatments: How to Knit a Picot Hem

By Liat Gat - Founder / Cast-Ons / December 2, 2011 / 12 Comments

Create a decorative hemmed edge at the beginning of your project: a clever row of k2togs and yarnovers creates “picots” where the fabric folds. This makes a decorative, finished edge where you would normally see the raw cast-on. Great for top-down socks.

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An All-Purpose Stretchy Bind-Off: The Yarnover Bind-Off

Cat doing a really big stretchBy Liat Gat - Founder / Bind-Offs / November 25, 2011 / 32 Comments

The yarnover bind-off, invented by Eunny Jang, is the easiest of the stretchy bind-offs. It uses yarnovers to add extra stitches in between the bind-off stitches. Learning this bind-off will make other, more complex bind-offs come more easily to you.

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How to Use a Pompom Maker To Make Huge, Puffy Pompoms

By Liat Gat - Founder / Decorative / November 18, 2011 / 4 Comments

While you can make a pompom without a specialized tool (and I show you how here), they come out big, fluffy, and perfect if you use a pompom maker. The directions for how to use a pompom maker can be hard to remember, so I made you this video as a reference.

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Brioche Knitting Video E-Book is Here

Brioche Knitting Video E-BookBy Liat Gat - Founder / News / November 11, 2011 / 9 Comments
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For Perfectionist Knitters Only: How To Knit a Gauge Swatch In a Hurry

A tiny swatchBy Liat Gat - Founder / Basic Knitting Techniques, Gauge, Yarn / November 4, 2011 / 30 Comments

Are you the kind of knitter who thinks you “should” knit a gauge swatch — and hardly ever does? You may be suffering from swatch perfectionism – when you believe swatches have to be perfect. Here’s how to overcome perfectionism and make a perfectly good swatch – FAST.

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How to Block Socks and Why

Unblocked and blocked sock together for comparisonBy Liat Gat - Founder / Knitwear Care, Socks / October 28, 2011 / 31 Comments

If you are gifting hand-knitted socks for the holidays, there’s one way to make them look their best- You’ve got to block them. After all that combing, twisting, and looping that happens from sheep to sock, the fibers need soap and water to relax them into their new shape.

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Knit Hats for Breast Cancer Patients

Breast Cancer RibbonBy Liat Gat - Founder / Knitting in the Round / October 21, 2011 / 10 Comments
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