Tag Archives: How to Knit

April 17, 2021

Lesson 11: 5 Easy Decreases for Beginner Knitters

Inside: 5 decreases for beginner knitters including k2tog, ssk, k3tog, sssk and cdd. Includes tutorial video and link to free pattern. Just like with the increases you learned in Lesson 10, the decreases shape your knitting. Designers use them to fit garments like sweaters, create unique shaped shawls or close up the big holes left […]

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April 3, 2021

Lesson 9: 5 Easy Cast Ons for Beginner Knitters

Inside: Learn these 5 cast ons for beginner knitters using the tutorial videos below: thumb cast on, knitted cast on, true cable cast on, long tail cast on, two-color long tail cast on. I know that it may seem a little strange to put a lesson about cast ons toward the end of the How […]

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March 20, 2021

Lesson 8: How to Knit in the Round for Beginners

Inside: Learn how to knit in the round using circular knitting needles. Tutorial video and free pattern included in lesson. This lesson is part of the How to Knit for Complete Beginners series. While learning to knit, we worked with straight needles. You worked all the projects in previous lessons in rows turning your knitting […]

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March 13, 2021

Knit a Chunky Basketweave Cowl with this Free Pattern!

Inside: Chunky Basketweave Cowl pattern with tutorial videos for beginner knitters. Stay cozy with a super chunky Basketweave Cowl.  This easy, needle knit pattern uses just knits and purls to create the iconic basketweave pattern.  This cowl is worked as a flat panel then seamed. Chunky Basketweave Cowl By Kristen Mangus A downloadable PDF of […]

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