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Free Video Tip: Steeking with Ragga Eiríksdóttir

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Steeking lets you knit an entire sweater in the round, and then open it up to add sleeves or turn it into a cardigan. In this free video tip Ragga Eiríksdóttir, instructor of the interactive Craftsy class, The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater, teaches you the simple, and quick crochet method for steeking. Read more »
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Plus Size Sewing: How to Identify a Flawed Fit

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Patterns are created on standardized figures. That means in many cases you'll have to adjust them so they can fit your unique and/or plus-sized figures correctly. Here, Barbara Deckert, who instructs Plus-Sized Pattern Fitting and Design, shares some quick ways of spotting where a garment needs alterations. Read more »