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How to Knit the Ripple Twist Stitch

Inside: Learn to knit the Ripple Twist Stitch with written instructions, tutorial videos plus a free blanket square pattern in 3 sizes. I am really enjoying these new stitches each month. It’s a fun challenge to look for stitch patterns that I haven’t tried before and explore how they can be used. This month’s stitch, …

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Lesson 12: How to Slip Stitches for Beginner Knitters

Inside: Learn how to slip stitches both purlwise and knitwise with this lesson for beginner knitters that includes a tutorial video. I can hardly believe that this is the last lesson in the How to Knit for Complete Beginners series. I hope you followed along since the beginning and are ready to finish strong. I …

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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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Lesson 10: 4 Easy Increases for Beginner Knitters

Inside: Instructions and tutorial video to teach these increases for beginner knitters: YO (yarnover), Kfb (Knit into the front and back of a stitch), Make 1 (right and left) and the Lifted increase (right and left). Now that you know the basics it’s important that you learn a few more fundamental skills to take your …

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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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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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Lesson 7: How to Knit the Basketweave Stitch for Beginners

Inside: How to Knit Basketweave Stitch is part 7 in my How to Knit for Complete Beginners video tutorial series for beginner knitters. So far, we’ve looked at a few small, textured stitch patterns: seed stitch and moss stitch. In Lesson 7, we’re going to tackle how to create a larger stitch pattern, again using …

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Lesson 5: How to Knit Seed Stitch for Beginners

Inside: Instructions and tutorial video to learn how to knit seed stitch for beginner knitters. Once you know the basics of knitting the real fun begins. In previous lessons you learned how to knit some basic stich patterns like garter, stockinette and ribbing. They are all useful in different ways, but now it’s time to …

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