Monthly Archives: January 2012

Three-Needle Bind Off

A three-needle bind off is the perfect choice for shoulder seams. It joins live stitches into a seam with excellent stability. Try this advanced technique that is made simple in this video.

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Winter Buzz Thumb

A video to guide you through the thumb for Winter Buzz mittens. The pattern is a FREE download in the Pattern Store.

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Yarn Over (Continental)

Continental knitters (yarn held in the left hand) execute a yarn over stitch differently from the Western-style knitters who hold the working yarn in the right hand.  Continental knitters will love how easy it is to execute the simple yarn over increase.

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Thank you, Grandma!

My new book, Building Blocks, is dedicated to my grandmother who taught me to knit as a young girl.  I can still see her care worn hands guiding me through each stitch.  At 95 years young, Grandma knits daily and shows no signs of slowing down.  At Christmas, I surprised Grandma with the first copy […]

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