• 7:52

    Get to Know Your Pattern: Parts of a Pattern

    Knitting patterns contain a wealth of information to help you knit the project correctly. In this video, Mary Beth Temple gives an overview of the parts of a knitting pattern by looking at a two-color shawl pattern. A knitting pattern will begin by listing the finished measurements and gauge needed for the pattern. Mary Beth…

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  • 6:50

    Get to Know Your Pattern: Understanding Your Gauge

    It’s important to understand how to achieve the proper gauge in a knitting pattern. In this video, Mary Beth Temple explains how to read the gauge section of a knitting pattern, and how you go about achieving the proper gauge. The gauge listed on a knitting pattern is the exact gauge that the person who…

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  • 20:41

    Knit a Heart-Shaped Garter Stitch Shawl

    Top-down shawls are an immensely popular shawl shape because they are so versatile as well as easy to knit. In this video, shawl designer Jen Lucas gives you a recipe-style pattern for how to knit a top-down shawl in garter stitch that is heart-shaped. Extra increases are worked along the top of the shawl to…

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  • 23:22

    Knit a Purl Ridge Wedge Shawl

    Working from the top down is a popular method for knitting shawls. The three-wedge shawl shape provides both versatility and warmth. It’s also simple to knit. In this video, designer Jen Lucas shares a recipe-style pattern for how to knit a top-down three-wedge purl ridge stitch shawl. SUPPLIES This shawl can be knit in any…

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  • 18:42

    Knit a Sideways Triangle Garter Stitch Shawl

    Sideways triangles are fun to knit and it’s easy to work them to a size in which you’ve used up all your yarn. In this video, Jen Lucas gives you a recipe-style pattern for how to knit a sideways garter stitch shawl. The shawl has increases on one side for half the piece, and then…

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  • 21:26

    Knit Purl Ridge Stitch Triangle Shawl

    Top-down triangle shawls are an immensely popular shawl shape because they are so versatile as well as easy to knit. In this video, shawl designer Jen Lucas gives you a recipe-style pattern for how to knit a top-down triangle shawl in the purl ridge stitch SUPPLIES This shawl can be knit in any weight of…

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  • 3:43

    Reading Schematics

    Schematics are drawings commonly found in knitting patterns to tell you all the measurements of the finished piece. They are found in many garment patterns, but you’ll also find schematics in other patterns as well, like shawls. In this video, knitting expert Corrina Ferguson demonstrates how to read schematics. Corrina compares two schematics. The first…

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