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Knitting Garments That Fit and Flatter

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Many are blessed with hour-glass-shaped bodies. Therefore, almost anything worn looks nice and beautiful. The rest of us do not have that perfect body due to genetics or childbirth, etc. Are we doomed to always wearing oversized baggy clothes to … Continue reading

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Side-to-Side Knits

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Side-to-Side knit items can be made and assembled in any number of ways; worked in pieces from the bottom up is the most traditional method. Other forms have gained popularity over the years, such as circular, from the top down, … Continue reading

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Traveling Cables

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By Cheryl Beckerich Traveling cables appear to be complicated, but in reality, cables are nothing more than working your stitches out of order. Many times, cables are used to create a twist or braid that creates a vertical column up … Continue reading

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Scrap Skeins and The Russian Join

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By Maile Mauch The Russian Join is used to join two yarns together without a knot. This method can be used to join another yarn while knitting or to create a scrap skein. It is used on non-felting yarns such … Continue reading

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The Importance of Gauge

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Most avid knitters have seen countless articles on gauge. I know I certainly have. One thing not often mentioned is the probability of the gauge changing from the time pieces are knitted to when they are blocked, assembled and worn. … Continue reading

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Cast-On, Knit, Purl Stitches

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The following stitch techniques can be used with a variety of patterns from baby blankets to scarves. Long-Tail Cast-On Leaving an end about an inch long for each stitch to be cast on, make a slip knot on the right … Continue reading

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Stash & Knit Patterns Storage Solutions

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If you’re a serious knitter, your supplies can really start to pile up. Between yarn, knitting notions, needles, and patterns, if you get disorganized, you can easily misplace the items you need for your projects. These knit patterns storage solutions … Continue reading

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Budget Knit Patterns: Knits that Save Money

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Want a new accessory or to freshen up your home d├ęcor? Look at knitting as your opportunity to get the look for less! There are plenty of ways you can use your knitting skills to DIY stylish accessories and home … Continue reading

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Trendy Free Knit Patterns for Stylish Knitters

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Some people associate handknit clothing with dowdy shawls and lumpy sweaters. That image couldn’t be further from the truth! There are plenty of trendy patterns you can knit to make to show off your sense of style. Use these trendy … Continue reading

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The Most Useful Knitting Tools for Gifts to Knitters

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Do you have a knitter on your holiday gift list? You may think that the obvious present for them is yarn or pattern books, but there are actually plenty of helpful knitting tools for gifts they might love to have. … Continue reading

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