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RIB KNITTING: 4 RIBS I LOVE

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RIB KNITTING: 4 RIBS I LOVE

In this episode I will show you 4 ribs I absolutely love. They are really easy to knit so join me with your needles! Using ribs is a another fantastic way to customize a knitting pattern or to design your own pattern. I honestly think that anyone can be a knitting designer, if he or she […]

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HOW TO FIND YOUR PERSONAL KNITTING STYLE

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HOW TO FIND YOUR PERSONAL KNITTING STYLE

Knitting is a creative hobby and especially for me as a designer it’s just natural to play around with different ways of doing things. This is what today’s video tutorial is all about: Finding your personal knitting style. For me this is a very important topic. I want to encourage you to think out of […]

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HOW TO USE [K-YO-K] AS A KNITTING PATTERN

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HOW TO USE [K-YO-K] AS A KNITTING PATTERN

As a follow up to my last “Increase Line” blog post, I want to show you today 2 patterns using [K-YO-K] as part of a pattern design. Several knitters asked me if this stitch could be used other than for creating an increase line. Watch the video tutorial   Example 1: The first sample shows using the [K-YO-K] […]

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DIFFERENT INCREASE LINES FOR SHAWLS AND RAGLAN

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DIFFERENT INCREASE LINES FOR SHAWLS AND RAGLAN

In today’s demonstrations I would like to share some of my techniques with you on how to create an increase line. This is the main part of a Simple Triangle Top Down Shawl and a Raglan Sweater to let a piece grow in size by adding more stitches. The increases can take place all lined […]

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THE RIGHT TENSION FOR YOUR YARN

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THE RIGHT TENSION FOR YOUR YARN

During my years of knitting with different yarns I have developed my own way to hold the yarn that I am using. I love fast knitting, because I am always curious to see what it looks like after the work has been finished. For that reason, I do not like a rolling ball of yarn. […]

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