Author Archives: Knit Purl

Smocking Stitch

A beautiful stitch that adds texture and charm to many designs.

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‘Twas The (Knitter’s) Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas and I was still knitting The family was sleeping and there I was sitting; The hand knit stockings were hung on the chimney with care Hope no one noticed the cupboards were bare. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of mittens danced in their heads; […]

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Slip Stitch Edge

Decorative edge suitable for garter stitch borders or any exposed edge.

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Nupp

A bobble-like texture stitch with origins in Estonian lace.

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Russian Bind Off

Loose, elastic bind off perfect for toe up socks. Best of all, it is worked in pattern for a beautiful finished edge.

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Work 5tog

Quadruple decrease most often used in lace knitting and circular motifs.

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Cluster 3

Decorative stitch most often found in lace knitting and circular motifs.

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German Short Row Heel

A short row heel with no flaps or wraps making it ideal for toe up or top down socks.

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