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Enter to win a $250 Gift Certificate to Signature Needle Arts

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / May 11, 2015 / 914 Comments

Signature Needles are my favorite straight needles and the official straight needle of KnitFreedom. This $250 gift certificate giveaway has ended, but you can find all their great needles at signatureneedlearts.com

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9 Top-Rated Lace-Knitting Projects for Beginners

By Liat Gat - Founder / Lace / May 6, 2015 / 2 Comments

9 pure beginner lace patterns, featuring Jared Flood designs and more. Easy lace scarves and shawls are perfect for beginning lace knitters. Join our easy lace Pinterest board for more projects.

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4 Characteristics That Make A Lace Pattern Easy Or Hard

Morgenrot pattern by Herbert Niebling – a charted pattern knitted in the roundBy Liat Gat - Founder / Lace / May 4, 2015 / 32 Comments

When you’re looking at a lace pattern and seeing if you want to knit it, check these 3 things: Is it knitted (a) flat or (b) in the round? Does it have (a) written directions or (b) charted directions? Does is use (a) thick yarn or (b) thin yarn? These will help you decide how hard or easy a lace pattern is.

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See Liat Gat Teach and Speak at the 2015 Knitters’ Guild Camp in New South Wales, Australia

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / May 1, 2015 / 2 Comments

I had to cancel my keynote speaking engagement in New South Wales due to a family emergency. Thank you so much to the Knitters’ Guild for inviting me to this special honor, I hope the camp turned out great anyway!

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Feast Your Eyes – 11 Gorgeous Lace Projects to Inspire You

Silvermist Lace Bath Set by Romi HillBy Liat Gat - Founder / Lace / April 30, 2015 / 24 Comments

Here are 11 hand-picked lace projects I recommend, from beginner to advanced. Complex lace shawls and fingerless lace mitts round out the collection. Join our lace pinboard on Pinterest to keep finding new projects.

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Lace Knitting: As Easy As Making A Paper Snowflake

Little girl holding up paper snowflake and smilingBy Liat Gat - Founder / Lace / April 10, 2015 / 42 Comments

Lace knitting is all about strategically placing holes in your knitting, just as when you cut holes in paper to make a paper snowflake. In knitting, make a hole by doing a yarnover (YO) increase, then add in a knit-two-together (k2tog) decrease to get your knitting back to the original number of stitches.

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Introducing: Fantastic Mosaics! Color Knitting for Everyone

Fantastic Mosaics ebook cover with 100% Happiness and Joy GuaranteeBy Liat Gat - Founder / News / March 28, 2015 / 2 Comments

New video knitting class is here! Mosaic Knitting is a basic color-knitting technique for beginner to advanced knitters. The trick is that you only knit with one color at a time. Learn how with 6 thorough videos and swatch exercises and practice on a striped Mosaic throw pillow pattern.

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Giveaway! Win a Copy of Fantastic Mosaics, Knitting Superstar, and 1-on-1 Time With Me

Dovetail Mosaic shawlBy Liat Gat - Founder / Mosaic Knitting, News / March 25, 2015 / 656 Comments

This was a fun giveaway to celebrate the launch of my newest class, Fantastic Mosaics. Knitters entered by sharing on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and by posting in the comments.

The Mosaic Knitting video class giveaway has ended, but you can still learn with our Mosaic Knitting video knitting class.

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How To Do Basic Mosaic Knitting – Video and Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial

Ballband dishcloth stackBy Liat Gat - Founder / Mosaic Knitting / March 24, 2015 / 74 Comments

In Mosaic knitting, you knit with one color at a time and use slipped stitches to create advanced-looking color designs. Learn the basic technique with this Mosaic Brick swatch pattern and free video. Practice with our recommended easy Mosaic knitting patterns.

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What Is Mosaic Knitting? An Introduction to Color-Knitting’s Best Kept Secret

Welsh Blanket Boomerangby Susan AshcroftBy Liat Gat - Founder / Beginner Knitting, Mosaic Knitting / March 22, 2015 / 51 Comments

Mosaic knitting is a beginner technique that make advanced-looking color designs simple. To get you inspired, here are a range of Mosaic knitting projects from beginner to advanced. Invented by prolific designer Barbara Walker in the 1970’s.

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