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Weaving in a Dropped Stitch

Found a dropped stitch miles down in your work? Weave in the dangling stitch on the wrong side to repair the work.

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Dropped Stitch at End of Row

Repair an edge stitch that has unraveled several rows.

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Fixing a Mis-crossed Cable

Cables can be repaired even when the mistake occurred several rows below.

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Yarn Over – Afterthought

Did you forget to place a yarn over in a row of knitting?  No need to rip out the row!  Place the yarn over in the following row and continue with your pattern by working an Afterthought Yarn Over.

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Yarn Over – Fixing a Dropped Yarn Over

Dropped yarn overs can be a vexing problem!  Watch this video to expertly repair dropped yarn overs in lace knitting and more.

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Bind Off – Last Stitch Fix

Is your last bind off stitch loose and wonky?  Try this simple tip for a smooth and professional final bind off stitch.

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Loose Knit Column

Many knitters find a column of loose knit stitches on the left edge of their cables. This common phenomenon occurs in knitting when transitioning from a knit stitch to a purl stitch. To minimize the loose stitch, purl the first stitch after the knit column by wrapping the yarn clockwise around the needle. On the […]

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Duplicate Stitch

This great little technique can be used to add sections of color designs to stockinette.  (It reminds me of cross stitching.)  Many knitters use the Duplicate Stitch in lieu of small areas of Intarsia.  These added stitches are placed on top of stockinette stitches after the piece is complete with the use of a tapestry […]

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