• 10:31

    Altering Simple Stitch Patterns: Interrupted Rib

    The Interrupted Rib Stitch pattern is an easy 4-row repeat pattern that is perfect for beginner scarves and baby blankets. In this video, Jen Lucas explores this stitch pattern and how you can alter the stitch pattern to suit you and your next knitting project. INTERRUPTED RIB STITCH PATTERN To begin, Jen looks at the…

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  • 7:44

    Alternating Interrupted Rib Pattern

    The Alternating Interrupted Rib stitch pattern is a variation on the traditional Interrupted Rib stitch pattern. This stitch pattern offsets the ribbing pattern, adding a little more interest and texture to your knitting project. It’s the perfect pattern to use for knitted baby blankets and scarves. In this video, Jen Lucas demonstrates how to work…

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  • 3:28

    Backwards Loop Cast On

    There are a variety of ways to cast on for your knitting project. In this video, knitting expert Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to work the backwards loop (also known as the “Cursive E”) cast on. The Backwards Loop Cast On is a basic stretchy cast on that can be too loose for some projects.…

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  • 6:29

    Bamboo Stitch

    Bamboo Stitch is an interesting stitch pattern that uses yarn overs to create wraps or bars over the knit stitches. In this video, Jen Lucas explains this stitch patterns and shows you just how easy it is work into your next knitting project. This stitch pattern is worked over a multiple of 2 stitches, or…

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  • 3:26

    Basic Bind Off: Purlwise

    The Purlwise Bind Off is a variation of a traditional bind off. Instead of knitting the stitches during the bind off, the stitches are purled. In this video, Jen Lucas demonstrates how to work the Purlwise Bind Off. Jen states that this bind off can be used for a variety of reasons. It can be…

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  • 10:52

    Basketweave Stitch

    The Basketweave Stitch is a lovely stitch pattern that uses only knits and purls to create a fabric that looks woven like a basket. In this video, Jen Lucas demonstrates how to knit this stitch pattern. Jen begins by showing a swatch of Basketweave Stitch fabric, noting that the “weave” is created by knitting different-sized…

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  • 4:55

    Beehive Stitch

    The Beehive Stitch is a beautiful textured stitch pattern that is created using knit stitches paired with knit one below stitches. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to knit the Beehive Stitch. This stitch pattern can be worked in one color or in two colors. For the swatch worked in the video, Mary…

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  • 14:42

    Better Garter Tab Cast On for Crescent Shawls

    The garter tab cast on is a popular technique used to start top-down shawl patterns. In this video, shawl expert Michele Lee Bernstein explains her method of making a better garter tab when working a top-down crescent shawl. Michele begins by showing several crescent shawl swatches. She notes that in some cases, a small but…

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  • 3:27

    Bind Off in Pattern

    Occasionally you’ll come across a knitting pattern that contains the instructions “bind off in pattern.” In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to work this pattern instruction. For many knitting projects, a knitwise bind off or a purlwise bind off can be used to finish the knitting. As Mary Beth points out, if you’ve…

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