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How many stitches to cast on, yarn, and measurements when knitting a square/rectangular project
In this tutorial, I’m sharing my own system to know in advance how many stitches, how much yarn, and the measurements required for a square or rectangular knitting project!
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How to Knit an I-Cord Edge 3 ways!
Super easy to do, the I-Cord Edge technique allows us to give a special finish to our knitting projects... and I'll show you how to do it!
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How to Knit in the Round: The Magic Loop Technique
The Magic Loop is a technique that allows us knitters to knit a small piece no matter how long the cable (cord) is!
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How to Knit in the Round for Absolute Beginners
Today, I’m sharing the basics of how to knit in the round, using circular needles; a step-by-step introduction, for absolute beginners ;)
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German Twisted versus Long Tail Cast On - Knitting Techniques
Today, I’m sharing two ways to cast-on stitches in knitting: The German Twisted and the Long Tail... Which one is stretchier? Take a look!
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How to do The I-Cord Bind-Off (Knitting Technique)
In this post, you’ll learn how to do the i-cord bind-off (or cast-off, whatever you prefer). Honestly, I love the gorgeous round and firm edge that it creates…
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How to Knit an I-Cord and The I-Cord Cast-On Method
In this post, I’m sharing how to knit an i-cord, and how to use it, and how to cast-on to create a pretty, steady, and round side at the beginning of your projects.
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How to Increase and Decrease when knitting the Fisherman's Rib Stitch
In this tutorial, I’m sharing how to do the double increases and decreases when knitting the Fisherman’s Rib stitch.
How to knit a knot in 3 steps!
An easy way to add texture: Knit a Knot (The Knot Stitch Knitting Pattern)
Increases in the Fisherman’s Rib
How to make increases when knitting the Fisherman’s Rib stitch
Stretchy Bind-Off
How to do a stretchy bind-off using a tapestry needle
Knitted cast-on
How to cast-on stitches: The knitted cast-on method
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Fixing mistakes when knitting the Fisherman's Rib stitch
Fixing a mistake when knitting the classic Fisherman’s Rib stitch, could be a major challenge for watch this video tutorial and learn how to do it!
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Illusion knitting technique
In this tutorial, I’m sharing a pretty special technique: How to knit a fabric that creates an optical illusion, through texture and color 😊
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How to control the tension in your knitting
Today, I'm sharing my favorite "trick" that will help you to control the tension in your knitting, to get a pretty defined pattern (we don’t want loose loops in such an adorable fabric).