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Have you tried the Kitchener Stitch?

So I had started my blanket project called Persian Dreams and as I read the instructions I soon discovered that each side of each hexagon are put together using a technique called Kitchener stitch. Also called Grafting. It’s a beautiful way to bring two separate knitted pieces together.  It’s an invisible seam and looks like

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How to Weave in those ends!

Published on March 24, 2016 by in How To, Videos

One of my all time favorite things to do after completing a great project is weaving in the ends.  Yeah no, not really.  I have actually met people who like to weave in ends. I don’t know what’s wrong with them. It’s just one of those tasks that actually crosses my mind when I’m picking

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How to work an I-cord

Easy lesson on working an I-cord.  

 
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How to Cable – Cable to the Front – (C4f)

Brief video on how to hold stitches to the front of your work while working a cable.  

 
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Knit Two Together – Decrease (K2tog)

A very easy way to work a decrease.  

 
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Knit into the Front and Back of Same Stitch – Kfb

Want to learn an easy way to increase stitches on your needles?  Try this method.  It’s almost invisible as a new stitch.

 
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Long Tail Cast On Trick!

Published on February 6, 2014 by in How To, Videos

How do you know how long to leave the tail when casting on a lot of stitches?   There is nothing worse than needing to cast on 200 stitches and realizing at about 150 stitiches that you do not have enough yarn on the tail to finish.  After having this happen more than once, I decided

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30 Second Knitting Tricks – Video Series

Decided to try my hand at video making and doing 30 second vids on different knitting tricks and techniques. I’ve created a playlist from youtube videos I created that are 30 seconds or less.  Each video will teach you a quick lesson on beginning knitting tips. I will also have longer videos that will go

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M1 – what the heck is that?

Published on July 16, 2012 by in How To, Videos

Today I’m going to show you how to increase stitches in your knitting using 2 methods.  The first is called an M1 which stands for MAKE ONE. This increase is nearly invisible and is the increase I use most often in my knitting. Also in this video I’m going to show you how to add

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How to Cast On. A beginner knitting video

Published on July 9, 2012 by in How To, Videos

Casting On, or getting your stitches on your needle, can be a challenge for the beginner knitter.  Thought I’d try my hand at creating a video for casting your stitches on to your needles.  If you’ve taken my classes, you’ll recognize this cast on. It’s called the long-tail cast on and leaves a very neat

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