• 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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  • 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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  • 4:49

    Kitchener Stitch

    Working the Kitchener stitch doesn’t have to be daunting! In this video, sock designer Corrina Ferguson demonstrates how to work the Kitchener stitch. She works the sample in a contrasting color yarn; however, for your own sock knitting projects you’ll be using the same yarn that you used to knit the sock. To begin, arrange…

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  • 12:20

    How to Make a Buttonhole

    Making buttonholes doesn’t have to be difficult. In this video, Corrina Ferguson demonstrates how to create different types of buttonholes and shows samples of the holes worked both in garter stitch and Stockinette stitch. Choose the one that works best for you! EYELET HOLES The simplest way to create a buttonole is to make an…

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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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  • 3:44

    Twisted Stockinette Edge

    Adding a decorative edging to your knitting project can really turn up the volume and add pizzazz to your project. In this video, Michele Lee Bernstein demonstrates how to work a Twisted Stockinette Edge. This edging is perfect for the top of a cuff-down sock or the bottom of a bottom-up sweater. This decorative edge…

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  • 8:31

    Mattress Stitch

    Learning how to properly seam knitted pieces together is an important skill to have in your knitting toolbox, especially if you’re interested in knitting projects like baby sweaters or a garment for yourself. In this video, sweater designer Corrina Ferguson shows you step-by-step how to do the mattress stitch. To begin, Corrina looks at different…

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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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  • 4:43

    Whip Stitch

    Once you have the knitting basics mastered, it’s time to learn some finishing techniques. Seaming is an important skill to learn, as you’ll need to use it in a variety of projects, like knitted baby sweaters or garments. In this video, Corrina Ferguson demonstrates how to whip stitch. Typically, a whip stitch will be performed…

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