Flat Heart Knitting Pattern

This heart knitting pattern was available a long time ago on my About.com Knitting website, then when the name changed to the Spruce it was still available for a while, but it isn’t any more. A reader requested the pattern so I’m happy to share it again with more step-by-step instructions. The pattern is intended […]

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How to Work a Three Needle Bind Off

The three needle bind off is an easy way to join knitting with live stitches on both ends or with stitches in a loop or a circle like the end of a sock toe. When a provisional cast on is used you can pull back to the live stitches at the beginning of the work […]

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Easy Snowman Knitting Pattern

This easy snowman knitting pattern can be worked on a circular knitting machine or by hand. I knit the snowman’s body with a machine and then knit the accessories by hand, but you can do any combination depending on what you have available. Knitting a Snowman on a Circular Knitting Machine I’m in a couple […]

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Stranded Knit Coffee Cup Sleeve

This knit coffee cup sleeve with Christmas trees uses stranded knitting and three colors to make a cozy and insulating design. Practice Stranded Knitting on a Small Scale I love little projects like this knit coffee cup sleeve as a way to practice new-to-you techniques. My Christmas tree coffee cup cozy is a great first […]

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