• 3:13

    Elastic Bind Off for Ribbing

    The Elastic Bind Off is perfect for the edges of your knitting projects where you need extra stretch. This bind off can be particularly useful on edges where a ribbing pattern has been worked, like the top of a toe-up sock. In this video, Michele Lee Bernstein demonstrates how to work the Elastic Bind Off…

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  • 5:15

    Figure-8 Cast On

    When starting a project like a toe-up socks, it’s nice to have a cast on method in your knitting toolbox that creates a nice, seamless start to the project. In this video, Corrina Ferguson demonstrates how to work the Figure-8 Cast On. Corrina begins by looking at a small swatch that looks like the toe…

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  • 10:41

    Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off

    When finishing a knitting project, there are times when a stretchy bind off is desired. Invented in 2009 by Jeny Staiman, the Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off is perfect for items where you need extra stretch along a bind off edge. In this video, Michele Lee Bernstein demonstrates how to work this popular bind off…

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  • 4:14

    Judy’s Magic Cast On

    Judy’s Magic Cast On is a popular method for starting toe-up socks. It’s a double-sided cast on that’s also good for other projects, like top-down mittens and hats. In this video, Mary Beth Temple explains how to work this cast on. Mary Beth is working this cast on two double-pointed needles, but you can also…

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  • 4:49

    Kitchener Stitch

    Working the Kitchener stitch doesn’t have to be daunting! In this video, sock designer Corrina Ferguson demonstrates how to work the Kitchener stitch. She works the sample in a contrasting color yarn; however, for your own sock knitting projects you’ll be using the same yarn that you used to knit the sock. To begin, arrange…

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  • 5:04

    Knitting in the Round Using the Magic Loop Method

    There are so many ways to knit in the round. You can use double-pointed needles, a circular needle, two circular needles, or the magic loop method. In this video, Corrina Ferguson demonstrates how to knit in the round using the magic loop method. She focuses on working a sock, but this method can be used…

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  • 4:53

    Picking Up Stitches along a Slipped Stitch Heel

    Working a heel flap and heel turn is a popular way of creating the heel portion of a knitted sock. If this method is used in your sock knitting, you’ll need to know how to pick up and knit the stitches along the heel flap. In this video, Corrina Ferguson shows you just how simple…

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  • 2:46

    Slipped Stitch Heel for Socks

    There are many ways to knit the heel of a sock. In this video, Corrina Ferguson shows you how to knit a slipped stitch heel flap, a common heel construction in top-down socks. Corrina is working the sock sample using the magic loop method; however, a slipped stitch heel can be worked on whatever method…

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  • 3:59

    Turkish Cast On

    The Turkish Cast On is the perfect cast on when starting a toe-up sock. It creates a double-sided cast on, that creates a seamless start and flows into Stockinette stitch. In this video, Corrina Ferguson explains how to work this cast on method for a toe-up sock when using magic loop. This cast on can…

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