• 8:21

    Exploring Gauge in Different Knitted Fabrics

    Gauge is a crucial consideration in any knitting project. In this video, Jill Wright explores different knitted fabrics and how working different stitch patterns affect the gauge of the fabric. Jill has several swatches to compare. They are: Stockinette stitch 1×1 (knit 1 stitch, purl 1 stitch) ribbing English rib Seed stitch Garter stitch Garter…

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  • 2:49

    How to Increase Using a Knit Front&Back (KFB)

    The knit front and back increase is a simple increase that looks beautiful in your knitting. In this video, Jen Lucas, explains this knitting increase and shows how it looks in both garter stitch and Stockinette stitch. As she points out in the video, when the knit front and back increase is worked on a…

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  • 4:14

    How to Make a Small Center-Pull Ball of Yarn

    For some knitting projects, only a small amount of yarn is needed for a particular technique or step in the pattern. Making a small center-pull ball of yarn is helpful when working on intarsia projects or small toys because it makes the yarn easier to manage while working through the knitting pattern. In this video,…

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  • 2:59

    How to Work a Yarn Over (yo)

    A yarn over is an increase that deliberately adds a hole to your knitting. You’ll most often seen this increase used in lace knitting, but it has lots of other interesting applications in knitting as well. In this video, Jen Lucas shows you how to work a yarn over increase when working in Stockinette stitch.…

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  • 2:04

    How to Work the Make One (m1) Increase

    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 the make one (m1) increase. You’ll find this increase used in many different types of projects, like fingerless mitts or mittens. It’s a great increase to have in…

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  • 2:24

    Knit Two Stitches Together Through the Back Loops (K2tog tbl)

    Once you’ve learned to knit and purl, you’ll need to add a few more stitches to your skill set in order to make all sorts of knitting projects. Simple decreases like knit two stitches together (k2tog) and slip, slip, knit (ssk) are found in a variety of patterns. Another easy single decrease that you’ll find…

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  • 2:33

    Knitting Two Stitches Together (k2tog)

    Once you’ve learned to knit and purl, you’ll want to add a few more stitches to your skill set in order to make all sorts of knitting projects. Knitting two stitches together (k2tog) is a simple decrease stitch that you’ll find in many patterns. You’ll see it in patterns like socks and sweaters, and you’ll…

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  • 2:37

    Purling Two Stitches Together (p2tog)

    Learning a few decreases in knitting helps to expand your skills and helps in being able to knit all kinds of knitting projects. Jen Lucas shows you a common single decrease in this video by demonstrating the purl two stitches together (p2tog) decrease. PURL TWO STITCHES TOGETHER (P2TOG) This decrease is commonly worked on the…

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  • 4:27

    Slip As If To Knit vs. Slip as if to Purl

    When slipping stitches, it’s important to know if they need to be slipped as if to knit or slipped as if to purl. In this video, Jen Lucas demystifies slipping stitches. She demonstrates just how easy it is and when to use both the slip as if to knit and slip as if to purl.…

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