How to Take Apart a Sweater

I was recently cleaning out my closet and found some things I didn’t want to keep but wanted to reuse the yarn, so I thought it would be a great time to show you how to take apart a sweater so you can use the yarn for something else. This is a handknit sweater shown […]

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How to Use a Lifeline in Knitting

Knowing how to use a lifeline in knitting can be a big help when you are learning new skills such as lace or cables, or when working a complicated project that might be difficult to rip back. I’ve been working on a project with a somewhat complicated brioche pattern and I decided I had to […]

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How to Pick Up Stitches for Knitting

Knowing how to pick up stitches in knitting is an important step in making sure your projects are finished well. Whether you’re picking up stitches along the side of a heel flap to finish a sock or around the neck of a sweater or edge of a shawl to add finishing, this is one place […]

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Add Duplicate Stitch to Knitting Projects

Duplicate stitch is one of those things that I don’t use that often but whenever I do I’m reminded of how much I like it. It’s an easy way to add little details to a knitting project after the knitting is done. You can also use it to stitch larger graphics so you don’t have […]

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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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