• 5:58

    With Yarn In Front vs. With Yarn in Back

    The instructions to work a stitch “with yarn in front” or “with yarn in back” is commonly found in slipped stitch knitting patterns. In this video, knitting expert Jen Lucas explains these directions and shows how to work these instructions in a linen stitch pattern. With yarn in front is often abbreviated as “wyif.” With…

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  • 2:53

    Working a Slip, Slip, Knit (ssk) Stitch

    Once you’ve learned how to knit and purl, you can explore other stitches that will help you in creating all sorts of knitting projects. By learning a few decrease stitches, you’ll be able to make all sort of things, like hats and socks. In this video, Jen Lucas shows you a common single decrease and…

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  • 3:03

    Working a Slip, Slip, Purl (ssp) Stitch

    Once you’ve mastered the knit stitch and purl stitch, you can explore other stitches that will help you in creating a wide variety of knitting projects. Most commonly, knitwise decreases are used to shape fabric; however, occasionally a pattern contains a purlwise decrease. In this video, knitting expert Jen Lucas shows you how to work…

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  • 4:57

    Yarn Put Ups: Different Ways Yarn is Wound

    Yarn comes wound in a variety of ways. In this video, knitting expert Corrina Ferguson explains the terminology for yarn put ups. A put up is the way in which the yarn is wound. There are four ways yarn is commonly available: skein, ball, hank, and cake. Corrina shows a skein of yarn, which has…

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