Loop Scarf Knitting Machine Pattern

I feel like I’ve been seeing a lot of people experimenting with the Sentro and other knitting machines lately, and while most people seem to make a hat as their first project, my favorite thing to do with it is to knit a loop scarf, which you can learn with this simple loop scarf knitting […]

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How to Knit Intarsia

Intarsia is one of the common ways to add color to your knitting projects, but if you don’t know how to knit intarsia, it looks kind of hard and confusing. Never fear; it’s actually pretty easy! What is Instarsia Knitting? Intarsia knitting is a way to make big blocks of a different color in your […]

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3 Easy Ways to Make Knit Cord

There are all sorts of reasons you might want to make knit cord (also known in the knitting world as I-cord). It’s a great drawstring for bags and other projects. You can use it to make lettering or surface designs on projects. You can coil it to make coasters, baskets and more. And the good […]

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Guide to Knitting Cast On Methods

There are so many knitting cast on methods out there, it can be difficult to know which one to choose. Here’s a quick overview of some of my favorite knitting cast on methods and when I like to use them. The Easiest: Backward Loop Cast On The backward loop cast on is often the first […]

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Candle Flame Cowl Knitting Pattern

The lace pattern for the candle flame cowl requires attention but it’s not difficult, particularly after you’ve worked through the repeat once. And the bulky yarn makes this project one of the quickest eyelet patterns you’ll probably ever work. This pattern is an easy way to learn the basics of lace knitting without having to […]

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Stash-Busting Zipper Bag Knitting Pattern

This fun zipper bag knitting pattern is worked from the top down, so you’re never really casting on stitches, you’re just making it as big as the zipper you want to use. Then you work from the zipper to your desired length, do a three-needle bind off and you’re done! This post is part of […]

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