• 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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  • 4:28

    Comparing Selvedge Edges

    Selvedge stitches are worked at the edge of a knitted fabric and have many different purposes. In this video, Mary Beth Temple explores three different selvedge treatments and shares the advantages to each one so you can determine which one is best for you and your next knitting project. STOCKINETTE STITCH SELVEDGE EDGE This selvedge…

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  • 7:11

    Crochet Edge

    Learning just a couple of crochet stitches allows you to add beautiful, decorative crochet edgings to your knitting. In this video, Corrina Ferguson demonstrates how to work an easy edging that’s created with chain stitches, single crochet stitches, and double crochet stitches. Corrina begins working single crochet around her knitted swatch. When binding off the…

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  • 6:38

    Embellish Your Knits: Duplicate Stitch

    There are many ways to embellish and embroider your knits. Duplicate stitch is a popular technique to make designs in your knitting projects and in this video Mary Beth Temple shares duplicate stitch basics. Duplicate stitch can be used to: – Create designs and add embellishments to your knitting – Fix a mistake in a…

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  • 2:50

    Embellish Your Knits: French Knots

    There are many ways to add special little details to your knitting projects. Adding embroidery to your knitting is fun and easy and in this video Mary Beth Temple shows you specifically how to add French Knots to your knitting projects. If you are familiar with adding French Knots to standard embroidery projects, these knots…

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  • 5:32

    Embellish Your Knits: Surface Chains with Crochet Hook

    There are many ways to embroider and embellish your knits. In this video, crochet expert Mary Beth Temple shows you how to use a crochet hook to create surface chains to embroider your knitting. Mary Beth suggests using this surface chain technique for designs that have long vertical columns. For embroidery that’s worked horizontally, she…

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  • 4:56

    Embellish Your Knits: Surface Chains with Yarn Needle

    There are many knitting projects where a stretchy bind off method is needed. The Icelandic Bind Off creates an elastic edge that is perfect for lace projects, cuffs, and necklines. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to work this bind off. Mary Beth begins with a swatch of Stockinette stitch (knit on Right…

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  • 5:48

    How to Block a Sweater

    After spending a great deal of time knitting pieces of a sweater, blocking those pieces is an important next step for assembling the sweater and having your project look its best. In this video, knitting expert Corrina Ferguson shares tips and tricks for blocking sweater pieces. BLOCKING TOOLS A few tools are needed in order…

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