• 2:48

    Binding Off Without Yarn

    Most knitters have played the game of yarn chicken at least once. You’re working on a project and you aren’t quite sure if you’re going to have enough yarn to finish and bind off. Sometimes you get lucky and have enough yarn, and sometimes you lose the game of yarn chicken and run out of…

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  • 3:19

    Carrying Yarns Alongside Your Project

    When working in stripes or alternating skeins of hand-dyed yarns, it can be daunting to think about all the ends that will need to be woven into the project in the end. In this video, Corrina Ferguson provides you with an alternative, by demonstrating how to carry yarns along the side of your project. If…

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  • 4:33

    Casting On With Two Needles Held Together

    The long tail cast on is one of the most commonly used cast on methods in knitting. It makes a lovely edge and is often the first cast on a person learns on their knitting journey. Having a loose cast on is important for many projects, but what if you’re someone who casts on too…

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  • 7:28

    Choosing the Right Color for Your Project

    With so many different types of yarn available in such a wide variety of colors, it can sometimes seem daunting to choose the right color for your knitting project. In this video, knitting expert Corrina Ferguson discusses some tips on how to choose the right color for your next project. Corrina begins by showing several…

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  • 7:22

    Comparing Short Row Methods: Which One Should I Use?

    Knitting short rows in your projects doesn’t have to be daunting. There are many ways that you can work short rows and in this video knitting expert Mary Beth Temple compares five common short row methods so you can choose the best one for you and your project. Mary Beth has swatches for five knitted…

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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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  • 9:45

    Don’t Get Lost: Keeping Track of Your Pattern Progress

    When working from a knitting pattern, many knitters find it helpful to take notes to keep track of their work. In this video, Jill Wright explains how to she likes to keep notes when knitting. She shares many useful tips that you can easily incorporate into your own notetaking. Jill suggests using graphs paper and…

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  • 3:44

    Going Up a Needle Size to Bind Off

    Once the knitting is complete on a project, it’s time to bind off. If you have a hard time creating a loose bind off edge, in this video Jen Lucas demonstrates how to use a larger knitting needle to work the bind off. Jen begins with a small swatch of Stockinette stitch that she knit…

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  • 5:02

    Knitting Backwards

    Once you’re confident in knitting and purling, let’s try knitting backwards! This is a useful technique that can be used when knitting in rows, but it is particularly useful when knitting back and forth over a small number of stitches. Knitting backwards is helpful when knitting bobbles, entrelac and short rows. In this video, Mary…

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