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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 4 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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5 Tips for Knitting from a Chart

Knitting from a chart may seem like a daunting task. There’s a lot of information packed into these graphics and it can be confusing on how and where to begin. With a little bit of patience and practice, most knitters find working from a chart easier than working from written instructions. By following the tips…

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5 Easy Top-Down Shawl Shapes

There’s no shortage of shawl knitting patterns out in the world to explore. You can start knitting a shawl from any direction and can use a multitude of stitch patterns and techniques when creating these accessories. Knitting a shawl from the top down is a great way to dive into shawl knitting. Once you know…

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