• 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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  • 6:38

    Beyond the Yarn Over: Interesting Increases

    Knowing how to increase your stitch count in knitting is an important skill. There are so many increases to learn, and in this video, Corrina Ferguson will demonstrate a few of the more interesting increases that you can incorporate into your knitting projects. DOUBLE INCREASES A double increase is worked by taking one stitch and…

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  • 3:27

    Bind Off in Pattern

    Occasionally, you might come across a knitting pattern that contains the instructions to “bind off in pattern.” In this video, Mary Beth Temple explains what this instruction means and how to work it. For many knitting projects, a knitwise bind off or a purlwise bind off can be used to finish the knitting. As Mary…

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  • 2:48

    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…

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  • 9:48

    Blocking a Lace Shawl

    Once the knitting on a lace shawl is complete, you’ll likely want to block the piece to open the lace to fully show the beauty of the stitches. In this video, shawl expert Michele Lee Bernstein demonstrates how to wet block a lace shawl. Wet blocking is commonly used on items that were knit in…

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  • 8:08

    Blocking Blanket Squares

    Knitting several squares and seaming them together is a popular method for creating blankets. With different stitch patterns and yarns being used to create each square, properly blocking the blanket squares is an important step in completing this project. In this video, Corrina Ferguson demonstrates how to block blanket squares. BLOCKING TOOLS A few tools…

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  • 3:16

    Bramble Stitch

    The Bramble Stitch goes by many names – Trinity Stitch, Cluster Stitch, or Raspberry Stitch. No matter what you call it, it’s a beautiful, lacy pattern that’s perfect for shawls and lace scarves. In this video, Corrina Ferguson explains the stitches used in the Bramble Stitch. Corrina begins by showing a finished swatch of the…

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  • 5:03

    Broken Rib Stitch

    The broken rib stitch pattern is a simple two-row stitch pattern that can be used in many different types of projects. In this video, Jen Lucas knits the broken rib stitch pattern, mentioning that she particularly likes to use this stitch for the edging on a baby blanket or for a scarf. BROKEN RIB IN…

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