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Blog Post: Knitted Dishcloth Pattern and How To Add a Single Crochet Border Onto Your Knitting

Happy housewife doing dishesBy Liat Gat – Founder / Finishing / February 1, 2011 / 30 Comments
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Blog Post: Mattress Stitch: How To Invisibly Seam Knitting

By Liat Gat – Founder / Finishing / February 17, 2011 / 24 Comments
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Blog Post: Russian Grafting: The Alternative to Kitchener Stitch

Russian Graft Stitch Sample in light blueBy Liat Gat – Founder / Bind-Offs, Finishing, World Travels / September 2, 2011 / 21 Comments
Russian Grafting is a clever alternative to Kitchener stitch. It uses a crochet hook to seam up two live edges of knitting without ever having to get out your tapestry needle. It also creates a decorative, criss-crossed finish. Read Post »


Blog Post: How To Crochet A Scalloped Edge or Border

By Liat Gat – Founder / Crochet, Decorative, Finishing / July 8, 2011 / 6 Comments
Use a crochet hook to create a scalloped border on your knitted projects. Even if you’ve never crocheted before, you will be able to create this easy decorative finish just by grabbing a crochet hook and following the video. Read Post »


Blog Post: How To Weave In Ends Invisibly On Garter Stitch

By Liat Gat – Founder / Finishing / May 6, 2011 / 5 Comments
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Blog Post: When You Run Out Of Tail – Tricks For Casting On And Weaving In Short Ends

By Liat Gat – Founder / Cast-Ons, Finishing, Tips and Tricks / October 3, 2010 / 4 Comments
Sometimes, when casting on tons of stitches you run out of tail right before end. Don’t worry – you do not have to start your long-tail cast-on over. Use the backwards-loop cast-on or any short-tail cast-on to add the last few stitches. Read Post »






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Crochet Scalloped Border on Knitting

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How to Weave in a Very Short Tail/Short Ends

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Russian Grafting

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This is a fast seaming bind-off that’s good for beginners.

It has a visible zigzag seam that lays flush with the knitting. It is one of the few nearly-invisible seaming bind-offs that is not sewn (the other being the Three-Needle Bind-Off ).

This bind-off would work fine for the toe of a sock or anywhere that a sturdy, flat seam is wanted.


Mattress Stitch

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Recommended Book: Knitting on the Edge by Nicky Epstein

Nicki’s books are a great resource when you want to fancy-up a basic pattern. You can find special ribbing, edging, and pattern stitches to finish off your projects the way you like.

Buy Knitting on the Edge online


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