• 5:25

    German Short Rows

    Short rows are a technique used in knitting to create extra fabric in certain areas of a piece without working a full of row of knitting. They are often used in the heel of socks and for sweater shaping. In this video, knitting expert Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to work German Short Rows. This…

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  • 7:34

    Japanese Short Rows

    There are several methods to work short rows into your knitting projects. In this video, Mary Beth Temple explains how to work Japanese Short Rows. Mary Beth is working on a swatch of Stockinette stitch (knit on Right Side/purl on Wrong Side). She notes that a knitting pattern will tell you where to place the…

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  • 5:30

    Knitting Fabric on the Bias

    Knitting on the bias is an interesting concept, and one that can be used to turn a simple project up a notch. Jen Lucas plays around with knitting on the bias by showing several swatches to explain how to get knitted fabric to move in different directions. To begin, Jen looks at a standard knitting…

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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