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Knitting Techniques

Difference Between a Stitch and a Knit Row (Knitting Technique)

What is the difference between a knit stitch and a knit row? Let’s enjoy a moment to understand the distinction between a knit stitch versus a knit row. These terms can sometimes be confusing to new knitters. I get this question a lot! So, let’s take a closer look at the difference. Looking for a …

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How to Knit Below Technique

Learn how to complete the Knit Below technique with my slow, close-up instructions and video tutorial. You will see this knit stitch technique in written patterns as K1B for Knit One Below, or even K4B for Knit Four Below. Many Brioche and Bobble knitting patterns — in order to create thick, fluffy dimensional knits — include this …

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Knit Front and Back Increase Stitch KFB (Knitting Technique)

Learn how to easily increase your stitches with the knitting technique Knit Front and Back, written in most patterns as KFB. This increase stitch creates two stitches from one. We achieve this by knitting into the front and back of the same stitch. My step-by-step written instructions, along with slow, up close video tutorial, will …

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Spool Knitting I-Cords on a Loom

Learn the techniques for easy Spool Knitting I-Cords on a Loom! Did you know we can make I-Cords without using knitting needles? We are going to dive into spool knitting, which is also called corking, French knitting, or tomboy knitting. This is a great option for kids or anyone without any knitting experience who wants to quickly …

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Knitting Abbreviations + Stitch Glossary

Knitting abbreviations are common in many patterns. The following glossary will demystify terms found in your knitting patterns. Visit linked items to see my detailed tutorials with written instructions and video help. Knitting Abbreviation – Description [ ] – Work instructions within brackets as many times as directed( ) – Work instructions within parentheses in the place directed* …

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Knitting Hacks: Casting On with Video Tutorial

Here is one of my very favorite, easy knitting hacks when casting on! Have you ever gotten frustrated after casting on a bunch of stitches for your knitting project, only to run out of yarn tail and have to start over? This knitting hack is sure to help you accurately assess how much yarn is necessary. …

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How to Decrease in Knitting with SSK and K2Tog

Learn how to decrease in knitting with the techniques SSK and K2Tog. These abbreviations are the Slip Slip Knit stitch versus Knit Two Together stitch. See how they each slant in different directions and watch exactly how to knit each in my video tutorial. These knitting decrease techniques both narrow your work and lessens the …

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How to Knit in the Round on Circular Needles in 5 Easy Steps

Today, we are going to fall in love with our Circular Needles! In just five easy steps, you can start knitting in the round like a pro! Knitting on circular needles is essentially just your two knitting needles and instead of them being separate. You keep knitting around and around rather than going back and …

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Right & Wrong Side of Knitting

Learn how to determine the right and wrong sides of your knitted work. The two sides of your knitting terminology are easily explained! I receive a lot of great knitting technique & terminology questions from subscribers, like “What’s the difference between the Right and Wrong side of knitting work?” You will see this often mentioned …

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