Advanced knitting includes projects like custom-fit sweaters, charted and in-the-round lace patterns, and intricate techniques like beading, miniature projects, and more. Advanced finishing techniques include steeking, advanced buttonholes, hemmed-edge bind-offs, etc. We have a variety of these techniques on KnitFreedom.

Video Knitting Course: Brioche Knitting

Brioche Knitting

Brioche knitting can be hard to get used to and it's tricky to know how to fix your mistakes. Plus, the new abbreviations can throw you off. But it's so worth learning this knitting technique because the projects you can knit are really stunning.


Video Knitting Course: Charts Demystified

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Charts are full of symbols that can be confusing and hard to remember. But they also allow you to knit complex patterns easily. With over 7 hours of video, our Charts Demystified video class teaches you everything you need to know about knitting from knit-and-purl, lace, cable, Fair-Isle, Intarsia, double-knitting, duplicate stitch, and Mosaic charts so that you can approach any charted pattern with confidence.



Blog Post: 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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Blog Post: 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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Blog Post: Tree of Techniques Advanced: Create the Projects of Your Dreams

By Liat Gat – Founder / Advanced Knitting, Tree of Techniques / November 6, 2014 / 11 Comments

Here are the recommended projects to try and techniques to learn if you are (or want to become) and advanced knitter. Everything is covered here, from felting, lace, sweaters, double-knitting, and knitting with unusual materials.

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Guest Blog Post: Ladder-Back Jacquard Tutorial – Solution for Fair-Isle Knitting Floats – Guest Post by Krystal Stoll

Brewing Magic Ladder Back Jacquard TutorialBy Krystall Stoll – Guest Blogger / Advanced Knitting, Color Knitting, Fair-Isle Knitting / June 27, 2020 / 2 Comments
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Blog Post: The 7 key elements of knitting to master in order to knit whatever you want

By Liat Gat – Founder / Advanced Knitting, Beginner Knitting, Intermediate Knitting, Our Philosophy / May 31, 2021 / No Comments

Without mastery of the 7 key elements of knitting, you won’t be able to take on new projects with confidence. The 7 key areas are knit and purl (and slip stitch), increases and decreases, cast-ons and bind-offs, knitting in the round, knitting with color, fixing mistakes, and lace knitting.

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Advanced Knitting Illustration: Tree of Techniques

The “Tree of Techniques” is a way of visualizing your path as a knitter as you progress from beginner to intermediate to advanced. Starting with simple scarves and dishcloths, you’ll then knit hats and socks, before proceeding to custom sweaters, lace, moebius, color-knitting, and designing your own patterns.


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How to Have Great Tension on Kitchener Stitch

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How to Have Great Tension on Kitchener Stitch
How to Have Great Tension on Kitchener Stitch

It is easy to do Kitchener stitch and have the seam come out too loose or too tight. Follow these tension tips so that your Kitchener stitch bind-off is invisible, stretchy, and blends in perfectly with the surrounding stitches.


How to Undo Kitchener Stitch

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How to Undo Kitchener Stitch
How to Undo Kitchener Stitch

Undoing Kitchener stitch can be time-consuming and frustrating. This video shows two techniques for undoing Kitchener stitch so that if your bind-off isn’t perfect, you take it out without stress.


How to Do Kitchener Stitch in the Round

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How to Do Kitchener Stitch in the Round
How to Do Kitchener Stitch in the Round

Kitchener stitch in the round can be fiddly, especially if you are using Magic Loop. This video shows you how to overcome all the tricky bits so you get a perfectly seamless continuous tube every time.


How to Do Kitchener Stitch on 1×1 Rib

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How to Do Kitchener Stitch on 1×1 Rib

Kitchener stitch on 1×1 rib will end up with a jog in the stitches unless you prepare your provisional cast-on exactly right. This videos shows each step to setting up and doing Kitchener stitch correctly on 1×1 rib without any headaches.


How to Do Kitchener Stitch Without a Tapestry Needle

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How to Do Kitchener Stitch Without a Tapestry Needle
How to Do Kitchener Stitch Without a Tapestry Needle

You might not have a tapestry needle handy when you get to the bind-off on your top-down socks. This video shows you how to do Kitchener stitch using a spare knitting needle instead of a tapestry needle so you can wear your top-down socks without waiting another minute!


Advanced Mosaic Knitting – Mosaic Charts

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Two-Color Brioche in the Round

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Read Your Work on 2-Color Brioche

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Two-Color Flat Selvedge Brioche

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Recommended Book: Custom Knits by Wendy Bernard

Wendy Bernard opened my eyes when it came to sweaters. Now, no matter what your shape, you can design or modify a sweater pattern that will fit every inch of you perfectly.

I especially found the basic sweater guides in the back helpful when striking out on my own.

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