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Knit a Garter Stitch Half-Pi Shawl

Pi shawls were invented by Elizabeth Zimmermann and are a fun way to knit shawls, blankets, and tablecloths. Half-pi shawls use the same calculations to determine where the increases occur, but a half-circle shape is made instead of a complete circle. In this video, Michele Lee Bernstein shows you how to knit an easy and…

Counting Cable Rows

Cable knitting is a fun technique that can be used on just about any knitting project, including knitted scarves and baby blankets. In this video, Michele Lee Bernstein shares how to easily count rows on a cable stitch pattern. With this simple knitting tip, you’ll never lose your place in a cable knitting project again!…

Decorative I-Cord Bind Off

When it comes time to complete a knitting project, the last thing to do is bind off. There are many ways to bind off your knitting, from simple and functional to delicate and decorative. In this video, knitting expert Michele Lee Bernstein demonstrates a bind off technique that is both functional and decorative. She explains…

Thrum Basics

Thrum knitting is an interesting technique where tufts of fiber are added to knitted fabric. Adding the fiber creates a great deal of warmth, making it the perfect technique for projects like hats and slippers. Michele Lee Bernstein demonstrates how to make thrums and work them into a project in this video. Michele begins by…

Knitting in the Round with a Circular Needle

Knitting in the round can be performed using a few different techniques. In this video, Michele Lee Bernstein explains how to begin knitting in the round using a circular needle. Knitting in the round can be used for many different types of projects, such as cowls, hats, infinity scarves, sweaters, and more. This method of…

Magic Knot

You may have been told that you should never put knots in your knitting. In general, knots in a knitting project are less than ideal, but in this video, Michele Lee Bernstein shows you a knot that can be used in your knitting projects. She demonstrates how to work a magic knot. Michele recommends using…

Binding Off Without Yarn

Most knitters have played the game of yarn chicken at least once. You’re working on a project and you aren’t quite sure if you’re going to have enough yarn to finish and bind off. Sometimes you get lucky and have enough yarn, and sometimes you lose the game of yarn chicken and run out of…

Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off

When finishing a knitting project, there are times when a stretchy bind off is desired. Invented in 2009 by Jeny Staiman, the Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off is perfect for items where you need extra stretch along a bind off edge. In this video, Michele Lee Bernstein demonstrates how to work this popular bind off…

Knitting Mitered Squares

Knitting mitered squares is the perfect “potato chip knitting” project. They are so fun to knit, it’s almost impossible to knit just one. These squares can be joined together as you go or seamed together once all the squares are complete. In this video, knitting expert Michele Lee Bernstein shows you just how fun and…

Log Cabin Squares

Log Cabin Squares are commonly found in quilting patterns, but they are also a fun knitting technique. In this video, Michele Lee Bernstein explains how to knit a log cabin square. Michele begins by explain basic log cabin square construction. They are typically worked in a garter stitch, making it an easy and relaxing project.…