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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

Hats are a great knitting project for any season, but they can be especially fun to knit when there’s a chill in the air. Whether you like to make hats for charity or are looking to get a head start on your handmade holiday gifts, check out these great hat patterns that make a cozy…

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Designing Triangle Shawls: Choosing Stitch Patterns

Triangle shawls are fun to knit! With 4 increases on every right side row, a triangle shawl is made of 2 pattern wedges, each of which have increases on either side every 2 rows. A center spine stitch is located between the wedges, and 2-3 edge stitches are worked on each side at the beginning…

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Choosing the Right Knitting Needle

Are you starting a new project? Need help choosing the right knitting needles? Check out these stats on style, points, and materials to help you choose the perfect type of knitting needle for your project! Needle Style Not all knitting needles are great for all knitting projects, the style of needle you choose to work…

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Beginner Tips for Successful Knitting

So, you’ve started knitting or are thinking of starting—congratulations! Knitting is a terrific activity that is not only fun, but is shown to improve memory and mental clarity, as well as allow you to meet new friends who also love to knit. Maybe you’ve seen a sweater that you simply must have and want to…

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