• 4:20

    Choosing Your Knitting Needle: Circular vs. Straight

    There are many factors to consider when choosing the right knitting needle for you and your project. In this video, knitting expert Jill Wright looks at both circular knitting needles and straight knitting needles. She discusses their features and what kind of projects will work for each type of knitting needle. Jill starts by looking…

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  • 3:49

    Choosing Your Knitting Needle: Sizes of Needles

    Knitting needles come in many different sizes. In this video, knitting expert Jill Wright shares her needle knowledge with you to give you an overview on choosing the right knitting needle for your project. When starting a knitting project, the pattern will list the gauge needed to make the piece. The gauge is particularly important…

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  • 4:28

    Comparing Selvedge Edges

    Selvedge stitches are worked at the edge of a knitted fabric and have many different purposes. In this video, Mary Beth Temple explores three different selvedge treatments and shares the advantages to each one so you can determine which one is best for you and your next knitting project. STOCKINETTE STITCH SELVEDGE EDGE This selvedge…

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  • 4:52

    Counting Cable Rows

    Cable knitting is a fun technique that can be used on just about any knitting project, including knitted scarves and baby blankets. In this video, Michele Lee Bernstein shares how to easily count rows on a cable stitch pattern. With this simple knitting tip, you’ll never lose your place in a cable knitting project again!…

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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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  • 5:53

    English Ribbing

    English Ribbing is a versatile ribbing stitch pattern that creates a thick, lofty fabric. In this video, Jill Wright demonstrates how to work this stitch pattern. Jill has a completed swatch of English Ribbing and notes that it looks beautiful on both the Right Side and the Wrong Side of the piece. While the fabric…

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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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  • 5:25

    German Short Rows

    Short rows are a technique used in knitting to create extra fabric in certain areas of a piece without working a full of row of knitting. They are often used in the heel of socks and for sweater shaping. In this video, knitting expert Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to work German Short Rows. This…

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  • 9:12

    How to Knit the Linen Stitch

    Linen stitch is created using slipped stitches along with knits and purls. Unlike many other knitted fabrics, the linen stitch fabric creates a firm fabric that doesn’t curl. This feature makes it a great choice for items like scarves and wraps. In this video, Jen Lucas explains how to knit the linen stitch both flat…

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