• 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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  • 5:01

    Fixing a Dropped Brioche Yarn Over

    With any knitting technique, mistakes sometimes happen. Most of the time, these mistakes can be corrected without having to rip out a large portion of your knitting. In this video, Brioche knitting expert Michele Lee Bernstein demonstrates how easily to fix a dropped yarn over in your Brioche project. A dropped yarn over is one…

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  • 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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  • 2:54

    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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  • 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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  • 4:32

    Fixing Basic Yarn Over Mistakes

    For knitting projects that use lace stitch patterns, many knitters find it helpful to use stitch markers to keep track of stitch pattern repeats. The advantage to using stitch markers for these projects is that it makes it easier to find an error. The most common mistake in lace knitting is a missing yarn over.…

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  • 4:57

    Picking Up a Dropped Stitch in Stockinette Stitch

    Dropping a stitch in your knitting project doesn’t have to be scary. In this video, Mary Beth Temple shows you just how easy it is to pick up and fix a dropped stitch in Stockinette stitch. USE A CROCHET HOOK While a dropped stitch can be repaired with the tips of your knitting needles, it’s…

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  • 5:03

    English Knitting (Throwing)

    There are many ways to hold and tension the yarn when knitting. The English (or throwing) knitting method is a common way to knit where the yarn is held in the right hand. In this video, knitting expert Mary Beth Temple shows you how to knit using the English method and shares her expertise on…

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  • 7:03

    Mistakes 101: Knitting Too Tight/Loose

    A common knitting problem is that the fabric being created for a project is too tight or too loose. In this video, Mary Beth shows examples of this problem and shares her tips on how to get your knitting fabric to be just right. It’s important when following a knitting pattern that you are getting…

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