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How to Count Rows in Knitting

Have you ever struggled with how to count your rows when knitting? Your pattern tells you to do something after knitted X rows and you don't know when you have because it's hard to remember if you should count your cast on and the stitches on your ...

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Knitting with Slipped Stitches

What's the difference between slipped, lifted and passed stitches? Do you know the difference between lifted, passed and slipped stitches? These knitting words did certainly cause me some issues in my early knitting days. The language of knit ...

Guide to Knitting Colorwork

7 ways to add a splash of color to your knitting! Knitting colorwork can be a little intimidating, don't you think? You have to keep track of when to knit with which color and read a chart. Two or more strands of yarn dangling from your knitting ...

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Make your Colorwork Pop

Pick colors that make your colorwork POP! It's a blast knitting with several colors, but it's also quite much work. And you want your efforts to show, right? The secret to make your colorwork "pop" is to pick colors that have high contrast. It' ...

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Knit a Baby Blanket

The easiest way to knit a baby blanket! Are you a pattern knitter or a no-pattern knitter? If you are used to following patterns but wish to learn how to knit without one a baby blanket can be a good project to start with! A baby blanket is a ...

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Knitting with Cotton Yarn

Knitting with cotton yarn – 5 reasons to choose cotton Knitting with cotton yarn is fun, because there are so many possibilities. Cotton comes in all kinds of colors and dyes and all weights. It's a durable yarn and it’s also cool to wear in ...

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Knitting Abbreviations

88 Knitting Abbreviations – do you know them all? Do you know what all the knitting abbreviations mean? Does ANYONE know what all of them mean? I don't know. But to help all of us out I have listed all I could think of. And all I could find i ...

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Use Stitch Markers in Knitting

How to use Stitch Markers in Knitting Stitch markers are a knitters best friend! If diamonds are a girls best friend – stitch markers are definitely a knitter's best friend! Stitch markers are used to keep track of what to do and, when to ...

Don't Be Such a Square | How to plan a knitting project – a helpful guide with useful templates

How to plan a knitting project?

How to plan a knitting project Planing a knitting project and taking notes along the way is a way of getting on top of the creative chaos and making things happen while saving time, keeping an eye on the details and having a lot of fun! Catch ...

Don't Be Such a Square | How to pick a yarn for my project? A guide to help beginner knitters learn what to consider when choosing a yarn for their projects.

How to pick yarn for my knitting project?

How to pick yarn for my knitting project? There are a lot of yarn fibers, I mean it’s a jungle out there, so how are you supposed to know what kind of fiber or fiber blends to pick for your project?  Well, that really is the million dollar ...