• 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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  • 2:22

    Knit Through the Back Loop (K1 tbl)

    Once you’ve mastered the knit stitch, you’re ready to learn how to knit through the back loop. In this video, Jen Lucas explains how to knit a stitch through the back loop. To begin, Jen shows a swatch of twisted ribbing. This ribbing is created by knitting 1 stitch through the back loop and purling…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 6:59

    Look & Learn: How to Spot Mistakes in Your Knitting

    No matter how long you’ve been knitting, mistakes are going to happen. The sooner these mistakes are spotted, the sooner they can be repaired. In this video, Mary Beth Temple shows you how to find and fix a few common knitting mistakes. Common errors include: – Loose or mis-shaped stitches – Knitting a stitch that…

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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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