• 2:43

    KYOP Increase (Knit, Yarn Over, Purl)

    The KYOP (Knit, Yarn Over, Purl) Increase is a double increase that is commonly used when a project has a textured stitch pattern that involves working knits and purls on the Right Side of the piece. It’s sometimes used in cable and lace patterns as well. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to…

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  • 6:23

    Lifted Increases (RLI & LLI)

    Lifted increases add stitches to your project and can be nearly invisible if placed correctly. In this video, Jen Lucas demonstrates how to work two of the most common lifted increases – the right-lifted increase and the left-lifted increase. RIGHT-LIFTED INCREASE To work the right-lifted increase, follow these steps: 1. With yarn in back, from…

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  • 5:30

    Magic Knot

    You may have been told that you should never put knots in your knitting. In general, knots in a knitting project are less than ideal, but in this video, Michele Lee Bernstein shows you a knot that can be used in your knitting projects. She demonstrates how to work a magic knot. Michele recommends using…

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  • 3:57

    Make One Increases (M1, M1R, & M1L)

    Make one increases are created by working into the strand in between two stitches on your knitting needles. In this video, Jen Lucas explains how to work both the make one left (m1L) and make one right (m1R). These increases are mirror images of each other, as one leans to the left and the other…

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  • 2:04

    Neatly Weave in Ends on Circular Knitting

    When a circular knitting project is complete, you may notice the point where the round join comes together is a bit untidy. In this video, Mary Beth Temple shares a simple tip for weaving in the ends at this join so that it is neatly joined together. She takes a blunt-tipped tapestry needle and threads…

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  • 7:17

    Picot Bind Off

    The Picot Bind Off is a beautiful, decorative bind off that can be used on a wide variety of projects. It’s a fun detail to add to the bottom of a top-down shawl, the bottom of knitted baby items, and more. In this video, knitting expert Jen Lucas demonstrates how to work the Picot Bind…

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  • 2:22

    PYOK Increase (Purl, Yarn Over, Knit)

    The PYOK (Purl, Yarn Over, Knit) Increase is a double increase that is commonly used in cable and lace patterns. It’s often used in projects with textured stitch patterns, as the increase will easily blend into the purl stitches and knit stitches on either side of the increase. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates…

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  • 10:55

    Reading a Cable Chart

    Cable knitting is such a fun technique, with thousands of patterns available to knit. Working cable patterns can be done with written instructions but learning to work from a chart is helpful for many knitters. In this video, cable knitting expert Jill Wright explains the basics for reading a cable chart. Jill shows an example…

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  • 3:43

    Reading Schematics

    Schematics are drawings commonly found in knitting patterns to tell you all the measurements of the finished piece. They are found in many garment patterns, but you’ll also find schematics in other patterns as well, like shawls. In this video, knitting expert Corrina Ferguson demonstrates how to read schematics. Corrina compares two schematics. The first…

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