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Meet the Knitter: Michele Lee Bernstein

Michele Lee Bernstein, PDXKnitterati, loves designing accessories, especially if they use one or two skeins of very special yarn. She’s fond of texture (brioche, lace, entrelac, elongated stitches), and enjoys using interesting techniques to make small objects sing. She loves teaching knitters to be the boss of their knitting, and does so at local yarn shops in Oregon, fiber festivals including Vogue Knitting Live, guild retreats, and now all over the world via Zoom! Find her on Instagram, Facebook, Ravelry, and her website PDXKnitterati.com.

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Brioche Bonanza Video Download

Description Video Download: Brioche Bonanza Brioche knitting is an interesting technique that adds both color and texture to any knitting project. Get started with brioche experts Michele Lee Bernstein and Mary Beth Temple as they take you through nearly 60 minutes of brioche basics. You’ll learn how to work brioche in rows and in the…

TKC LIVE! August 2021

Welcome back to the TKC LIVE series! Jen Lucas and Michele Lee Bernstein took time to look at a few knitting projects from our knitting community’s Photo Gallery. Then went on to answer LIVE viewer questions. Also, grab our free pattern for a Chunky Broken Rib Cowl Pattern!

Lace Favorites Video Download

Description Video Download: Lace Favorites If you love to knit lace, you’re likely always looking for new stitch patterns and techniques to try to take your lace projects up a notch. With over an hour of video instruction with our lace experts Mary Beth Temple, Jen Lucas, and Michele Lee Bernstein, you’ll learn everything on…

Steeking Techniques | LIVE Tutorial with Michele Lee Bernstein

Michele Lee Bernstein and Jen Lucas provide a steeking tutorial and a FREE pattern for you to follow along with! You dream of steeking, but you’re afraid to take the plunge? The Boxed Hearts Coasters are a great introduction to this technique! They feature steeks that are stabilized by crocheted stitches, and then cut. This…

TKC LIVE! April 2021

Join us for the second The Knitting Circle Live Q&A event. We have Jen Lucas joined by Michele Lee Bernstein. Michele gave us great insight into her knitting preferences of the moment, which include log cabin and small lace details! Check it out now to learn more about our wonderful instructors. Also, make sure you…

Syncopated Brioche

If you are familiar with Brioche knitting, you’ll want to give Syncopated Brioche a try. This technique of Brioche knitting is simply switching the brioche knit (BrK) stitches to brioche purl (BrP) stitches and vice versa. This creates an interesting effect in the fabric and can be used to create all kinds of designs and…

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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Knitting an I-Cord Edge for Shawls or Scarves

An I-Cord edging is a beautiful detail on any knitting project. In this video, knitting expert Michele Lee Bernstein demonstrates how to work an i-cord edging at the beginning and end of the row, making it the perfect technique for scarves and side-to-side shawls. This edging requires three stitches at the beginning of the row…