Fix twisted stitches – and how to avoid twisting them

Fix Twisted Stitches

How to fix twisted stitches when knitting in the round Don't twist your stitches! Almost every pattern for knitting in the round tells you to be careful to avoid twisted stitches when joining in the round. But sometimes this happens anyway, so how ...

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How to Knit: The Stockinette Stitch

How to knit the stockinette stitch Stockinette stitch is the most used knitting stitch pattern and one you need to master for many knitting projects. But most patterns won't have instructions for how to knit stockinette stitch or stocking stitc ...

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Three-needle bind-off

What's a three-needle bind-off? A three-needle bind-off is a method for binding off stitches. The special thing about the three-needle bind-off is that you use it to bind-off and tie two pieces of knitting together at the same time. How clever i ...

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Bind Off Knitting

To bind off knitting means to close all the live stitches, the ones sitting on the needle, so the knitting won't unravel when taken off the needles. There are several ways to bind off a knitting project. The characteristics of the project deter ...

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Knitting Tips for Beginners

My Best Knitting Tips for Beginners Too many mistakes can put you off. Therefore I have listed all the knitting tips for beginners I wish that I had known when I was first starting out. When I started knitting I made all kinds of mistakes. I sti ...

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Knitting Neat Edges

4 ways of knitting neat edges! Have you ever looked at a finished project and felt a bit disappointed because the edges didn't turn out as neat as you had wished for?Blankets, scarves and other projects with visible selvages look so much more ...

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How to Knit the Garter Stitch

All about the garter stitch! Garter stitch is the easiest of the knitting stitches. But it's also one of the most squishy and cuddly ones! It turns out a little thicker than other stitches which makes it perfect for scarves, shawls, blankets ...

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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 ...

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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' ...