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By Liat Gat - Founder / News / April 26, 2011 / 10 Comments
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Knit And Purl Yarnovers In Any Combination

By Liat Gat - Founder / Basic Knitting Techniques / April 22, 2011 / 15 Comments

“Yarnover” means to put a loop of yarn around the right-hand needle. Here’s how to do yarnovers before and after both knit and purl stitches. This is a good refresher for those just learning to knit.

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How To Bind Off In Pattern

In Pattern Bind Off for 1x1 RibBy Liat Gat - Founder / Bind-Offs / April 19, 2011 / No Comments

“Bind off in pattern” is a pattern instruction that means knit your knits and purl your purls as you bind off. This flattens the bound-off edge. In order to do it right, you’ll need to be able to recognize your knit and purl stitches. Here’s how.

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Continental Knitting Tips – Do You Have the “U?”

By Liat Gat - Founder / Continental Knitting / April 15, 2011 / 29 Comments

When I last taught a friend to knit, I decided to teach him Continental-style from the very beginning to avoid his having to potentially switch later. He struggled with left hand-position, and the tips I show in this video were what helped him improve the most.

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How To Fix a Dropped Stitch on Garter Stitch

Dropped Garter Stitch Red YarnBy Liat Gat - Founder / Fix Knitting Mistakes / April 12, 2011 / 12 Comments

A dropped stitch on garter stitch is a pretty common mistake.

To fix it requires that you combine your knowledge of how to fix both dropped knit and purl stitches. Here’s how.

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How To Do The Knitted Cast-On

Knitted ClockBy Liat Gat - Founder / Cast-Ons / April 9, 2011 / 5 Comments

The knitted cast-on is a cast-on to use in an emergency. It requires just one strand of yarn, so it’s perfect for adding stitches mid-project. To do the knitted cast-on, you simply knit a stitch and then pass it back to your left-hand needle.

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Workshop With Cookie A: Adding Stitch-Patterns to Socks

Cabled socks by Cookie A square cropBy Alex Capshaw-Taylor / Cables, Designing Patterns, Guest Posts, Lace, Socks, Top-Down Socks / April 1, 2011 / 4 Comments

Three professional tips for adding cables, lace, or other stitch-patterns to your socks, including combining multiple stitch patterns, checking to see if the socks will come out too big or too small, and heel-flap design tips.

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By Liat Gat - Founder / News / March 29, 2011 / 2 Comments
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Workshop With Cookie A: Stitch Patterns

Designing ribbing to fit cable design socks Cookie A square 1By Alex Capshaw-Taylor / Cables, Designing Patterns, Guest Posts / March 25, 2011 / 9 Comments

Sock designer Cookie A.’s tips for modifying stitch patterns for your own designs. Especially helpful when adding a cable design to a sock or anything with ribbing. I can’t wait to try this tip on my next cable-design pattern!

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Recognizing When You’ve Accidentally Slipped a Stitch

By Liat Gat - Founder / Fix Knitting Mistakes, Mistakes and Errors / March 22, 2011 / 7 Comments
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