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Blanket Sizes

When I first started knitting, I was at a point in my life where seemingly everyone in my life was getting married and having babies. There were always gift-giving events to attend, and I liked making something handmade whenever possible. I would knit anything from baby hats and sweaters to blankets to give as gifts.…

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4 Fun Patterns for Fall

With fall just around the corner, it’s fun to start thinking about all the warm and cozy knits to make and wear this season. These wonderful free patterns are a great place to find inspiration for your cool-weather knitting projects. CHUNKY EYELET COWLETTE The Chunky Eyelet Cowlette by Corrina Ferguson combines a cowl and a…

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Fisherman’s Rib

Fisherman’s Rib is a squishy, reversible ribbing stitch pattern that can be used on all sorts of knitting projects from hats to sweaters. It’s super easy to work both flat and in the round, making it a versatile stitch to try in your next project. There are a few variations of the Fisherman’s Rib stitch…

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Knitting Needle Conversion

Curious about knitting needle conversions? We’re here to help! Knitting needles come in a wide variety of sizes. From super-thin needles that look like toothpicks, up to super thick needles that can knit the chunkiest of projects, knowing the size of your knitting needle is important. There are many conventions for listing knitting needle sizes,…

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Fabulous Feather and Fan

There are so many fun and unique stitch patterns to explore in knitting. Feather and fan patterns are particularly intriguing because a natural wave is created in the fabric due of the placement of the increases and decreases. There are hundreds of variations on this classic stitch pattern, and it can be easily adapted to…

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5 Fun Hat Patterns to Knit

Summer might be just around the corner for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, but hat knitting is always in season! Whether you like knitting hats for charity or are looking to get a head start on that holiday gift knitting, check out these great hat patterns that are perfect for you, a loved…

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4 Methods for Knitting in the Round

Knitting in the round is an important skill for any knitter to learn. Lots of items can be knit flat and then seamed, but if you learn to knit in the round you can speed up your knitting and avoid having to seam things like hats, cowls, socks, and more. Here are four common ways…

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3 Easy Ways to Bind Off Your Knitting

With hundreds of ways to bind off, it may seem daunting to choose the right one for your project. Here are three simple bind offs that can be used on just about any project! Standard Knitwise Bind Off The standard knitwise bind off is the first bind off most new knitters learn. It creates a…

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Top 5 Knitting Tips from the Experts

There are so many things to learn when it comes to knitting. With hundreds of ways to cast on and bind off, thousands of stitch patterns to choose from, and hundreds of thousands of patterns available to knit, it can all seem a little overwhelming. There are a multitude of tips and tricks out there…

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