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Improve Your Knitting Skills Video Download

Description Video Download: Improve Your Knitting Skills When knitting, there are lots of quick tricks that you can use to help your knitting look its best. Whether you need to join a new ball of yarn, or you are trying to fix a mistake, our knitting instructors are here to help! This video download includes…

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…

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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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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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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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!

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…

Chart Reading Basics

Reading a chart doesn’t have to be difficult. In this video, Michele Lee Bernstein explains chart reading basics and shares several different kinds of charts. Michele begins by noting that all charts have a key that will explain what the symbols mean. Different designers will use different symbols, but the key will always tell you…