Video Knitting Course: Become a Knitting Superstar

I've made it my mission to create clear, easy-to-follow videos and knitting instruction that help you make breakthroughs in your knitting.

In this comprehensive video guide, I created nine video-based modules, each one building on the skills you learned in the previous section, so you're learning in an easy, step-by-step way without getting overwhelmed or frustrated.


Video Knitting Course: Double Knitting

Learn to create double-knit color designs on your favorite garments. With these tricks, you’ll be amazed at what you create!


Video Knitting Course: Toe-Up, Two-at-a-Time Socks

Toe Up Socks 1 or 2 at a Time on Magic Loop - Video Class

Knitters who want to knit their first pair of socks have so many options that they get overwhelmed and don't know where to start.

We eliminate that confusion with a no-fail method for perfect-fitting beginner socks and help you discover that confident knitter inside you who is ready to take on new challenges at every turn.


Video Knitting Course: Top-Down Socks, Two-at-a-Time

Knitting two-at-a-time socks is the coolest trend in knitting right now. Never suffer from second-sock syndrome again.

Once you learn the technique of knitting socks on Magic Loop, you'll want to make everything in the round two-at-a-time, whether it's sweater sleeves, socks, or mittens.


Video Knitting Course: Two-at-a-Time Mittens

Mittens are fast project that you can often do with one skein of yarn. And you'll be surprised at how easy it is to knit them two-at-a-time.

Learn to knit a pair of mittens two-at-a-time on Magic Loop - no previous Magic Loop experience required. This guide takes you step-by-step through everything you need to know to succeed.


Featured Videos

Basic One-Color Brioche Stitch

An in-depth video on how to do the basic brioche stitch. Brioche stitch is a two-layered fabric that looks somewhat like ribbing, although it is constructed differently.



Blog Post: The Chinese Waitress Cast-On – A Stretchy, Reversible Cast-On

By Liat Gat – Founder / Cast-Ons, Intermediate Knitting / May 1, 2013 / 150 Comments

The Chinese Waitress Cast-On is a beautiful, reversible, and stretchy short-tail cast-on. It is one of the most popular new cast-ons in the knitting world today because of its novelty, stretchiness, and reversibility.

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Blog Post: Free Pattern and Video: Beginner Lace Scarf For Summer – The Palm Springs Feather and Fan Lace Scarf

Pink Feather and Fan Summer Lace ScarfBy Liat Gat – Founder / Intermediate Knitting, Lace, New Patterns / June 29, 2013 / 97 Comments

It’s summer, but you still want to knit. Here’s a great summer scarf pattern that is good for those new to lace-knitting. Even though it looks complicated, it’s not, especially when you follow the tutorial videos included here.

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Blog Post: Short-Row Shaping: Learn to “Wrap and Turn”

Delicious knee socks by Cosmic Pluto square cropBy Liat Gat – Founder / Heels, Intermediate Knitting / January 25, 2011 / 70 Comments

The key to correctly doing short-rows is knowing how to do the Wrap and Turn (no, it’s not a new dance move). It’s a clever way of keeping the stitches close to each other while you are doing short-rows, so that you don’t create gaps when you turn around. Doing short-rows also incorporates picking up and knitting the wraps once you’re done with the short-rows, so that they become invisible.

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Blog Post: How To Knit Bobbles

pink bobbles swatchBy Liat Gat – Founder / Decorative, Intermediate Knitting, World Travels / June 27, 2011 / 20 Comments

Bobbles are a fun challenge for the decoratively-minded. Here I show you how to add small or large bobbles to your knitting. Practice your increases and decreases with this intermediate-knitting challenge.

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Blog Post: Tree of Techniques Intermediate: Beautiful Hats and Socks

By Liat Gat – Founder / Intermediate Knitting, Tree of Techniques / November 4, 2014 / 6 Comments

To become an intermediate knitter, you need to know 3 important skills: Knitting in the round, toe-up socks, and top-down socks. Continental knitting and cable knitting are bonuses. Here are recommended video classes and patterns to help you get started.

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Intermediate 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.


Intermediate Knitting Abbreviations

Sl 1 wyif – Slip one with yarn in front


Free and Premium Videos

Basic One-Color Brioche Stitch

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An in-depth video on how to do the basic brioche stitch. Brioche stitch is a two-layered fabric that looks somewhat like ribbing, although it is constructed differently.


Intermediate Mosaic Knitting – ZigZag Stripes Motif

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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


Recommended Book: Stitch ‘n Bitch Nation by Debbie Stoller

Stitch’N Bitch Nation compiles 52 really original and wearable intermediate knitting projects from designers across America.

Buy Stitch ‘n Bitch Nation online


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