Knitting Basics

7 Tips For Tackling A New Sweater Pattern

June 14, 2010

One of my favorite things to knit is the sweater.  I enjoy wearing my accomplishment after it is done.  Sometimes during my sweater making journey  my project stops short of the grand finale.  ACK! 🙂 I have made it as far as knitting the front, back and one sleeve.  I ran out of yarn.  I […]

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How To Use Knit Stitch Place Markers

December 2, 2009

I know knit stitch markers have been around for awhile. I first saw a set at a yarn shop here in my town. They were so pretty. I wanted to make a set of knit stitch markers for myself. I had made a set and use them more like a row marker. I am not […]

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How To Knit: Casting On

December 1, 2009

How do you get the yarn on the needle?  This is done by casting on.  Casting on lays the foundation of your project.  As with any foundation you want each stitch unit spaced well, lay  nice, and establish the width of the project. There are a couple of ways to cast on.  One is called […]

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