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Lifeline – Fix Your Knitting Mistakes

What is a knitting lifeline? A knitting lifeline is just that, a lifeline, that can save you so much time and work if you learn to use it. And the best of it all, it doesn't take much time or effort to learn! The lifeline is a piece of waste ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

Have Fun Knitting - my best tips for beginner knitters!

Knitting Tips for Beginners

My Best Knitting Tips for Beginners Too many mistakes can put one of. 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 ...

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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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Useful Apps for Knitting and Crochet

I bet you have some really useful craft apps on your phone – without even knowing about it! Have you ever thought of how many useful apps for knitting and crochet you have on your phone? I bet there are a few standard apps on your phone that ...

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Substitute Yarn

How to find a yarn that fits your pattern Do you know how to substitute a yarn with another? It's important to choose wisely when choosing another yarn for a pattern. If the yarn doesn't match your pattern there may be a big disappointment w ...

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Soften the Cable on Circular Needles

How to soften the Cable on Circular Needles? Knitting with stiff cables aren't any fun, and with twisted ones... well, don't get me started at that! There are a few hacks you can use to soften the cable on your circular knitting needles. ...