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a really cool technique, knit a blanket only working 10 stitches at a time
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Ten Stitch Zigzag

Worked on just ten stitches, these garter stitch zigzag strips are joined as you go so there is no sewing up. This technique can be used to make blankets or scarves and works with any yarn and needles. The strips could also be knitted in different yarns making it a good pattern for using up oddments.

Pin now, read later, when you have time to sit down & learn!! Learn How To Knit – Free Resource Guide
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Learn How To Knit - Free Resource Guide

Here's a collection of step-by-step resources available online (for free!) that will teach you knitting. All of these are for beginners and I've also included a selection of patterns towards the bottom of this article for you to practice with. Step One - Cast On To begin, you first need…

With its attractive diamond design and simplicity, the moss stitch is a great knitting pattern for beginners and expert knitters alike. Learn how to knit it!
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How to Knit the Moss Stitch

With its attractive diamond design and simplicity, the moss stitch is a great knitting pattern for beginners and expert knitters alike. Learn how to knit it!

Teach Yourself To Knit with five easy videos.-- I already know the basics, I hope this can teach me something new!

Teach Yourself To Knit!

Teach yourself to knit: Blissfully Domestic: Blissfully Domestic strives to help women embrace the best of life, family and home bringing the best tips, tu

Herringbone stitch tutorial. This is one of the *best* knitting tutorials I've ever seen; notable mainly b/c it's presented by a man. It was weird at first to see a man's stubby fingers knitting this pattern, but his explanation was great. :-)
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Horizontal Herringbone Stitch Knitting Pattern

The Horizontal Herringbone stitch is not easy to master. This is a complicated, but beautiful stitch that creates a woven looking fabric. Great for scarves!

increase instructions (how to avoid holes) I need this! I cannot increase to save my life. So frustrating!
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Increases - Techniques with Theresa - Knitty: Winter 2009

Knitty is the longest-running free knitting magazine on the web. Enjoy our huge selection of free, quality knitting patterns and articles!

Forks are also great for making tiny pom-poms. | 26 Clever And Inexpensive Crafting Hacks...
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Forks are also great for making tiny pom-poms.

Who needs a pom-pom maker when you have UTENSILS? It's unbelievably addicting and a great way to use up the last bits of yarn from a project.

Sasha Wrap my current knitting project - 8 inches to go, should be ready to wear by the weekend!
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Snow Day Inspiration - Blue Sky Fibers

We know that summer still has a week or two to go, but here in Minnesota we’re already planning for the cold days to come (and it does get cold!). Right now we’re in love with the Sasha Wrap, a super-simple-to-stitch wrap, yet ever-so-stylish layering piece. Our model Emma is wrapped up in a version […]

This is a 10 stitch Blanket which spirals till you run out of yarn. Now this is a great way to use up small bits of yarn..
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Ten Stitch Blanket

An Elizabeth Zimmermann inspired blanket worked in any yarn using only 10 stitches. You start in the centre and work in a sort of square spiral, joining as you go. No sewing up needed!

Learn to knit this great textured pattern with the help of a photo tutorial. Perfect for cozy blankets!
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Diagonal Basketweave Knitting Pattern - How Did You Make This? | Luxe DIY

Diagonal basketweave is one of those knitting patterns that looks so intimidating, but once you understand the method is a lot of fun to knit.

HOW TO MAKE THE CHAIN STITCH to embroider words on knitted items
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Knitting and Crochet Kits, Yarns, and Supplies

We are all about making knitting fun and accessible for all. Browse hundreds of knit kits and patterns as well as sustainably sourced yarns and knitting needles on our site.

The Infinity Scarf - Free patterns to knit or crochet.
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Center Row Lace Headband / Neck Warmer

A headband that doubles as a chic neck warmer seemed like the perfect pattern to offer up in January. It’s perfect to glam up that quick ponytail.

10 FREE Sock Patterns for Beginners!  Easy patterns to make your way into the world of sock knitting.
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Sock Patterns for Beginners

(Follow me on Pinterest for more) For the longest time, knitting socks seemed like it was only for "elite knitters". Once I tried it though, I was hooked! They're much easier than people think, so I've compiled a collection of simple patterns for someone who's just starting out. 1. Pilates or Yoga Socks - These will give you a good feel for knitting in the round, without having to worry about toes or heels. 2. Hunca Munca - If you're ready to tackle the heel and toe sections, start with a…

Knitting one-row button holes: A simple method for creating a button hole in a knitted work. If the button you're using is 4 stitches wide, make a 3-stitch buttonhole; for a 5-st-wide button, make a 4-stitch buttonhole, & etc.
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Knitting one-row button holes

In this video from http://www.knittinghelp.com , Amy shares with you a simple method for creating a button hole in a knitted work.If the button you're using ...

Learning how to knit in the round? This tutorial might be helpful.

How to Knit in the Round

Learning how to knit in the round? This tutorial might be helpful.