Posts Tagged "Knitting: Techniques"


Tired of the Stockinette Stitch? Try an Elongated Knitting Stitch Instead!

Posted by on Dec 20, 2014 in Knitting |

Bored of the same-old stockinette? Try the elongated knitting stitch, which lengthen and stretches your stitch. Learn how to knit it (plus ways to use it) right here!

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Learn to Knit Entrelac With Ease in this Step-by-Step Tutorial

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

Entrelac sounds and looks complicated — but it's really quite easy! Learn how to knit entrelac in the round with this step-by-step tutorial.

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All About the Yarn Over: How to Do It, When to Use It

Posted by on Nov 15, 2014 in Knitting |

One simple technique can open up a world of possibilities in your knitting. Find out what it is here!

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Create Stunning + Unique Projects: 4 Tips for Knitting With Handspun Yarn

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Knitting, Spinning |

Handspun art yarn is a fun, one of a kind, textured, thick and thin, crazy explosion of texture that knitters often find confusing. But, with a help, you can learn how to use this beautiful fiber to creative unique and stunning projects. Here are some key tips for knitting with beautiful art yarn. Read more

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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