• 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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  • 3:47

    Knitted Cast On

    The knitted cast on is one of the easiest ways to start your project. This cast on is perfect for beginners as it involves working the yarn in the same way as making knit stitches. In this video, Jen Lucas shows you the simplicity of the knitted cast on method. Work the knitted cast on…

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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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  • 5:08

    Long Tail Cast On

    The long tail cast on is one of the most common cast-on methods used in knitting. In this video, Jen Lucas shows you how to work this cast on. When working this cast on method, in most applications, the next row is a wrong side row. It creates an edge that is fairly elastic, making…

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  • 4:18

    The Basic Bind Off

    You’ve finished your first knitting project and now it’s time to bind off the piece. In this video, Jen Lucas demonstrates how to do a traditional knitwise bind off. Follow these steps to work this knitwise basic bind off: 1. Knit 2 stitches (2 stitches on right needle) 2. Insert the left needle into the…

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  • 5:31

    The Knit Stitch

    The first stitch that you’ll need to know to create your knitted masterpiece is the knit stitch. In this video, Jen Lucas will teach you how to do the knit stitch. To create knitted fabric, you need to know just two basic stitches – the knit stitch and the purl stitch. The knit stitch is…

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  • 5:43

    The Purl Stitch

    The second stitch that you’ll need to know to create your knitting project is the purl stitch. Jen Lucas will demonstrate how to work this stitch using both the English and Continental methods. When knitting, it’s important to find the method that is most comfortable for you. There are two common ways to create stitches:…

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