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13 Knitting Rib Stitch Variations

Rib stitches are commonly used in knitting to add stretch and to stop rolling edges, but also because they are aesthetically pleasing. The variation of ribbing knit stitch patterns is vast. The standard ribbings use alternating knit columns and purl stitches, creating vertical textured stripes. The width of the stripes can vary from one stitch […]

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Provisional Cast-ons

What is a provisional cast-on? A provisional cast-on is a temporary cast-on that can be removed. This means that the cast on edge isn’t really an edge, but a live set of stitches that can be picked up and worked later. What’s the purpose of a temporary cast-on? This type of cast-on is used when

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