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KnitFreedom Newsletter fan of sample emailsBy Liat Gat - Founder / News / July 4, 2019 / 6 Comments

The KnitFreedom newsletter is back! I’ve updated all the video links, added helpful photos, and revised all the text. To receive the improved series of 43 emails you got when you first joined KnitFreedom, enter your email address in this post.

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Best Knit Buttonhole: Tulips Buttonhole by TechKnitter

Tulips Buttonhole square cropBy Liat Gat - Founder / Advanced Knitting, Bind-Offs / June 4, 2019 / 13 Comments

The Tulips Buttonhole by TechKnitter is a perfectly-formed, sturdy knit buttonhole with even cast-on and bind-off edges. It is so worth learning to do. This post includes free video and step-by-step photo instructions.

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The Best Stretchy Bind-Off for Toe-Up Socks: Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off (JSSBO)

Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off on Super-Bulky Pink Knit SocksBy Liat Gat - Founder / Bind-Offs, Liat Interviews Others, Socks, Stretchy/Ribbed Bind-Offs, Toe-Up Socks / May 19, 2019 / 16 Comments

I recommend Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off (JSSBO) for binding off on toe-up socks. It is easy to memorize, easy to do, stretchy, and fast. JSSBO works with any rib pattern (1×1, 2×2, etc.). Includes an interview with JSSBO inventor Jeny Staiman.

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New Customer Accounts, Classes, Videos Page, and Site Search are Ready!

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / April 3, 2019 / 14 Comments

Since my customers have been asking for a way to log into their accounts and see their classes easily since at least 2012, I’ve spent the past year making that possible. Now all customers can sign in to their accounts with one password and see their classes.

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How to Choose the Very Best Knitting Needles for Lace

Signature Needles Recommended Straight Needles Single Points Stiletto TipBy Liat Gat - Founder / Lace, Recommended Resources / March 29, 2019 / No Comments

For lace knitting, the first and only rule is this: make sure the needles you choose have sharp, tapered tips. Signature needles are my preferred brand of straight knitting needle for lace, while Addi Lace are my favorite circulars.

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ENTER TO WIN Ultimate Bundles Giveaway! Sewing, Knitting and Crochet, Embroidery Prizes and More – Ends November 26th, 2017

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / November 19, 2017 / No Comments

This Ultimate Bundles Giveaway has ended. Thank you so much for participating! Keep in touch at ultimatebundles.com.

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The Five Immutable Laws of Business, Knitting, and Life, According to Liat Gat

Crochet number 5By Liat Gat - Founder / Our Philosophy / November 15, 2017 / 63 Comments

Here are seven things I believe in more than anything else. These seven rules have helped me guide my life, monitor my actions, and let me know what I should do in tricky situations.

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I’m Back!

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / November 8, 2017 / 25 Comments

Hello lovely darling followers and blog readers, Liat Gat is back! Yes, that’s right, at long last, after a long, much-needed, and much-appreciated hiatus, I’m back at the helm of KnitFreedom and ready to take it wherever it’s going to go next.

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What To Do When You Have A High Instep – Tips for Using KnitFreedom’s Faux Heel Flap Toe-Up Sock Pattern

By Liat Gat - Founder / Heels, Socks, Toe-Up Socks / June 20, 2017 / 45 Comments

This tip is for sock-knitters who are following my high-instep toe-up sock pattern. It explains how to easily use my pattern for Toe-Up Faux-Heel-Flap Socks to make a bigger instep than you normally can with basic Fleegle-heel or other toe-up sock patterns.

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Liat Gat Takes Hiatus

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / May 19, 2015 / 52 Comments

Dear readers, I have to take a leave of absence from KnitFreedom due to a family emergency. The upcoming lace class will be temporarily canceled. Thank you for your understanding!

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