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How to Knit a Mitered Square

Mitered squares are a great way to use up leftover yarn. They’re quick, and easy, too! You can make them from any weight yarn, but you should use the same weight throughout your project. A mitered square is cast on with enough stitches to cover two edges of the square. You can cast on an…

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Yarn Color Dominance in Stranded Colorwork

Yarn color dominance. What is it? How can I control it? When knitting with two colors, the two yarns can’t be in exactly the same place. One yarn will be carried below the other, and that makes it travel further to get to the needle. That makes the stitch just a little bit taller, and…

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Easy Pi Shawl Knitting

A half-pi (half-circle) shawl is one of the simplest shawl constructions to work. They are worked by doubling the number of stitches each time you’ve doubled the number of rows. Increases are made all at once in one row, so it’s easy to maintain stitch patterns between increase rows. Let’s Get Started: As for all…

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4 Tips for Brioche Knitting

Just learning brioche knitting? Here are some tips and tricks to help you on your way. These tips are specifically for two-color brioche rib knitting. Brioche knitting creates a lovely, squishy, two-sided fabric. To do this, you work half the stitches on each row or round, while slipping every other stitch. The slipped stitches get…

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