Hand Knitting Stitches – The Types That Are Manipulated

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Once you have been knitting for a while, you will definitely want to move onto more advanced hand knitting stitches. This adds to the excitement of creating a more artistic finished product and pushes you to learn some new skills within your hobby. If you want to get some ideas for hand knitting stitches, you … Read more

How To Knit For Beginners – Easy To Follow Videos Included

how to knit for beginners

Here are some basic instructions on how to knit for beginners. While lots of people consider knitting outdated and something that only old people do, I am constantly amazed at how many people are knitting at the moment again or even learning to knit. It’s even gaining popularity with the men again. Knitting is a … Read more

How To Teach Your Child To Knit

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In this article, I will give you some tips and ideas on how to teach your child to knit. Knitting, although some will say is old-fashioned, is actually very good for both the brain and hand-eye coordination.  It can also help your child to concentrate better, as learning to knit does require lots of concentration (and … Read more

Different Types Of Knitting – English vs Continental

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Did you know that there are different types of knitting? Should I rather say there are two main styles of knitting and I am going to make a study of both of them, even though I have always done the English Style. I only recently found out that there is also a different type of … Read more

How To Knit Rib Stitch For Beginners

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If you are wondering what rib stitch is or even how to knit rib stitch, then read on…… When knitting rib stitch, you are making textured vertical stripes as you knit. To knit rib stitch you are basically knitting a variation of knit and purl stitches within the same row. The most common ribbing knit … Read more

How To Knit A Sweater For Beginners

how to knit a sweater for beginners

I have just finished knitting myself a sweater and it was so easy so this post is how to knit a sweater that is so easy that beginners can do it.  All you need to know how to do is plain and purl stitch. At the end, you will need to finish the sweater off … Read more

PSSO Knitting – What It Is And How To Do It

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What Is PSSO Knitting? PSSO Knitting refers to pass slipped stitch over, which makes a bound-off stitch in the middle of a knitted row. Pass slipped stitch over is a decrease that appears in certain stitch patterns and in double decreases (decreasing 2 stitches at the same time). You can work it from the knit or purl … Read more

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