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Knitting Techniques

How to Read a Knitting Chart for Absolute Beginners

Learn to read a visual knitting chart with confidence. My step-by-step lesson helps you easily understand all of the essential information to begin reading and knitting from a basic chart. Review examples of knitting charts, find out which direction to begin reading, get a freshener on right and wrong sides of your knitting piece, translate …

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Easily Knit Vertical Stripes using a Crochet Chain

You’re going to love this really easy hack to knit vertical stripes in a stockinette pattern. Here is a clean, simple way to add thin lines of colorful rows of knitting up your work. We actually will be using a crochet hook to duplicate stitch our stripe into our knitting. Yes, we can always knit …

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How to Carry Yarn Up the Side of Your Work with Video Tutorial

Carry yarn up the side of your work with confidence the next time you’re knitting two or more colors. Check out this easy knitting technique in action! We are going to bring our yarn up along the wrong side of your work while knitting stripes, so that it’s perfectly in place and ready for you …

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5 Best Tips for Knitting Stripes

You are Going to Love my 5 Best Tips for Knitting Stripes! Let’s begin by taking a close look at the easiest ways to create horizontal stripes knitted flat on straight knitting needles with really simple knit and purl stitch patterns. I love adding stripes to knitted projects. For starters, it adds visual interest to your piece. …

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How to Knit Jogless Stripes in the Round

Learn to knit Jogless Stripes in the Round. Either on your circular or double-pointed needles, when changing yarn colors for horizontal stripes, this little trick will help keep your yarn change edges looking clean. Unlike knitting flat, where we stack the next row directly above the last each time we start a new row, knitting …

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How to Knit Buttonholes (Knitting Technique)

Today, we’re knitting up the horizontal slits to create buttonholes in our knitted work. My easy-to-understand 5-Step process guides you through every knit stitch and technique required to create knitted buttonholes in your creative project. MATERIALS USED TO KNIT BUTTONHOLES As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Yarn – Uptown Bulky by Universal …

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