Posts Tagged "Knitting: Techniques"

Get Into the Grafting Groove: Tips for Grafting Your Knitting

Posted by on Sep 6, 2014 in Knitting |

Have you ever read pattern directions that require you to graft two ends of your knitting? Don't feel lost! Read on for a helpful description of the knitted graft plus tips for knitting projects that always turn out lovely!

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The History of Intarsia Knitting and How It Became Cool

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in Knitting |

Once used solely as a design on kilts, intarsia created some of the trendiest knits ever throughout history. In fact, intarsia now helps knit up trends like chevron, argyle, and even patterns that pay tribute to pop culture. Get to know a little about the history of intarsia, and find out how it became so cool.

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How to Rip Your Knitting: Techniques for Fixing Knitting Mistakes

Posted by on Aug 24, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

It's happened to all of us at some point: You notice a mistake far enough back in your knitting that you can't tink. You must rip back. But is there an easier way to rip back your knitting without ruining what you've already done? Yes! Here are a few simple techniques to making ripping back your knitting a lot easier, and a lot faster too.

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Color Your World: 5 Extraordinary Color-Play Knits

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

Are you fascinated and inspired by color? Color adorns our world, from the brights of your spring garden to the soft pastels of an ocean-side sunset, to the vibrant earthy tones of autumn's foliage. These five extraordinary patterns, found right here on Craftsy, would make Kaffe Fassett, the king of color, proud.

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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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