Posts Tagged "Knitting: Fundamentals"


Are You Getting Started with Knitting? Read This.

Posted by on Nov 23, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

If you're trying to figure out how to knit, you're not alone. Let Craftsy help with this guide to beginner classes, free tutorials & more to make getting started a breeze!

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Give Stranded Colorwork a Try: Two Color Knitting Tips

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Knitting |

Knitting in two colors always seems to add a bit of extra excitement and interest into your otherwise regular knitting. If you haven't done stranded colorwork knitting before, it's easy to be scared off, but don't worry! With a few tips and perfectly picked patterns, you'll be on your way to creating the stranded knitting projects of your dreams!

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Knitting With HandSpun Yarn: Projects Perfect for Beginners

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Knitting, Spinning | Comments

Knitting with handspun is such a treat! Here are a few beginner-friendly knitting patterns that will show off your yarn, knitting up every last inch.

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Knitting 911: How to Neaten Up a Sloppy Knit Edge Stitch

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

One of our Craftsy members asks: The first stitch in every row is loose and sloppy. What did I do wrong and how do I fix it? There are many ways to remedy a sloppy knit edge stitch. There are even a few solutions that might help out our more seasoned knitters. Check out four of my go-to ways to neaten a messy knit edge stitch, and be sure to add your tips to the comments to help out!

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Keep Colorwork Simple With Two-Color Knitting Techniques

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 in Knitting |

Colorwork doesn't have to be overly complicated. It doesn't even have to involve more than two colors! Dip your toes into the waters of colorwork with these two-color knitting techniques. We've even divided them by skill level and recommended patterns so that you can choose the two-color knitting technique you're most comfortable with.

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