knitting

Removing Purl Dash Lines

Purl dash lines can drive a knitter crazy! This post is dedicated to removing them. Or rather make sure they are kept on the wrong side of your work where you won’t have to see them 🙂 These little buggers can make or break a project when mixing colorwork with textured patterns. Let’s see what …

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Chinese Waves Knitting Stitch

Chinese waves is a super easy stitch pattern to knit. It’s also fun and has a nice wavy texture to it. If you have mastered knitting back and forth (garter stitch) and feel it’s time to try something new this is a good next step! Chinese waves is a variation on garter stitch and all …

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5 Ways to Knit a Buttonhole

My best tip for knit buttonholes is simple but good: Make sure your buttons and buttonholes match before finishing a whole garment. When sewing the rule of thumb is that the buttonhole should be slightly larger than the button, so the button can easily slide through. In knitting, however, the buttonhole needs to be slightly …

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