• 5:09

    Finishing Basics: Weaving in Ends

    When a project is a complete, some basic finishing is needed to have your project looking its best. In this video, Mary Beth Temple explains how she likes to weave in ends on a Stockinette stitch fabric. The Stockinette stitch is creating by knitting the stitches on the Right Side and purling the stitches on…

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  • 2:52

    Knit Stitch versus Purl Stitch

    Being able to read your knitting is an important tool to have in your knitter’s toolbox. In this video, knitting expert Michele Lee Bernstein explains how to tell the difference between knit stitches and purl stitches. Knit stitches look like smooth “Vs” and purl stitches look like small bumps. Michele explains her method of remembering…

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  • 4:19

    Knit the Knits and Purl the Purls

    Occasionally a knitting pattern will have an instruction to “knit the knits and purl the purls.” In this video, Jen Lucas explains these instructions, working on a swatch of Elongated Interrupted Rib. Jen begins by working a row of 1×1 ribbing (purl 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch) on the Right Side of the swatch. To…

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  • 3:28

    Backwards Loop Cast On

    There are a variety of ways to cast on for your knitting project. In this video, knitting expert Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to work the backwards loop (also known as the “Cursive E”) cast on. The Backwards Loop Cast On is a basic stretchy cast on that can be too loose for some projects.…

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  • 2:00

    Knitting Scottish Style

    When it comes to knitting mechanics, there’s a few different ways that knitters will hold the yarn and needles to make their stitches. Every knitter finds a style that works for them. In this video, Jill Wright breaks down how to knit using the Scottish method of knitting. She demonstrates how to tension the yarn,…

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  • 3:31

    Counting Rows in Stockinette Stitch

    Stockinette stitch is a knitted fabric that’s created by working knit stitches on the right side and purl stitches on the wrong side, when working back in forth in rows. In this video, knitting expert Mary Beth Temple explains how to count rows in Stockinette stitch. FROM THE RIGHT SIDE Looking at Stockinette stitch from…

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  • 2:05

    Counting Rows in Garter Stitch

    Garter stitch is a simple, squishy fabric created by knitting every stitch, when working back and forth in rows. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to count rows when working garter stitch on your knitting projects. A defining feature of garter stitch is the purl bumps or ridges that are created by working…

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  • 3:01

    Continental Knitting (Picking)

    When it comes to knitting mechanics, there are a few different ways that knitters will hold their needles to make their stitches. Every knitter finds a style that works for them. In this video, Jill Wright breaks down the Continental (or Picking) method of knitting. She demonstrates how to create tension in the yarn, as…

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  • 2:54

    How to Work Reverse Stockinette Stitch in Rounds

    Reverse Stockinette stitch is a fabric that has the purl ridges or bumps of Stockinette stitch showing on the right side of the work. In this video, Jen Lucas demonstrates how to work Reverse Stockinette stitch in the round. When working back in forth in rows, Reverse Stockinette stitch is created by purling all the…

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