• 13:33

    Thrum Basics

    Thrum knitting is an interesting technique where tufts of fiber are added to knitted fabric. Adding the fiber creates a great deal of warmth, making it the perfect technique for projects like hats and slippers. Michele Lee Bernstein demonstrates how to make thrums and work them into a project in this video. Michele begins by…

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  • 3:59

    Turkish Cast On

    The Turkish Cast On is the perfect cast on when starting a toe-up sock. It creates a double-sided cast on, that creates a seamless start and flows into Stockinette stitch. In this video, Corrina Ferguson explains how to work this cast on method for a toe-up sock when using magic loop. This cast on can…

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  • 4:10

    Two-Color Italian Cast On

    The Two-Color Italian Cast On is a great way to start a project where two colors of yarn will be used. Projects that have techniques using multiple colors, like two-color Brioche or corrugated ribbing are perfect for using this cast on method. In this video, Mary Beth Temple explains how to work the Two-Color Italian…

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  • 4:05

    Two-Tail Long Tail Cast On

    The Long Tail Cast On is a popular cast on method due to the fact that it’s quick, easy, and leaves a flexible edge. One downside to this cast on is that you need to estimate the length of the tail before starting the project. In this video, Michele Lee Bernstein demonstrates how to work…

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  • 9:25

    Understanding Stitch Pattern Repeats

    If you enjoy exploring different stitch patterns, it’s important to understand how pattern repeats work. In this video, knitwear designer Corrina Ferguson explains stitch pattern repeats. Corrina looks at two different stitch patterns – a braided cable, which is worked over a multiple of 8 plus 2 stitches, and a lace stitch pattern that’s worked…

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  • 7:04

    Using Decreases to Shape Knitted Fabric

    In knitting, there are many stitches that you can use to decrease your fabric. In this video, Corrina Ferguson talks about different decrease stitches and how different decreases change the look and over shape of your fabric. SINGLE DECREASES A single decrease is a stitch that takes two stitches and reduces it to a single…

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  • 4:44

    Using Shadow Wraps for Short Rows

    There are several different ways that short rows can be worked in a knitting project. In this video, Mary Beth Temple explains how to create shadow wrap short rows. Shadow wrap short rows may seem mysterious, but they are simple to work. Mary Beth is working on a swatch of Stockinette stitch (knit on Right…

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  • 7:17

    Working Double Decreases with Knit Stitches

    In this video, let’s explore how to work various double decreases using knit stitches. These types of decreases are typically used for shaping projects and are also commonly used in lace knitting. Jen Lucas will walk you through four of the most common double decreases found in knitting patterns. SLIP, SLIP, SLIP, KNIT (SSSK) This…

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  • 8:13

    Working Single Decreases with Knit Stitches

    Let’s explore how to work various single decreases using knit stitches. These types of decreases are typically used for shaping projects and are also commonly used in lace knitting. In this video, Jen Lucas walks you through four single decreases found in knitting patterns. SLIP, SLIP, KNIT (SSK) The ssk decrease is a left-leaning decrease.…

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