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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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Knitting with Slipped Stitches

Slipped Stitches in knitting Slipped stitches are common in knitting and have several uses like making colorwork and textured patterns, more about that further down. First, we need to know what slipped stitches are and how to knit them! When your pattern says to slip a stitch (sl or sl st) that means to move

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