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How To Work the Two-Strand Cast-On

I love the look of the long-tail cast-on, but nothing can drive me crazy faster than running out of tail in the midst of casting on a lot of stitches. 36 more words


Designer Spotlight: Boho Banded Jacket by Kathy Perry

Kathy Perry has been knitting most of her life, but she’s still picking up new techniques through her design work. Her recently published pattern, Boho Banded Jacket… 340 more words


Cast On, Knit, Purl & Bind Off

My sis bought me the first pair of 4mm straight needles and 4 balls of 8 ply acrylic yarns for me to start off with knitting. 91 more words


Tutorial Tuesday: Knitted Cast On

The knitted cast on was the first cast on technique that I learned and I used it exclusively until I learned the long tail cast on. 1,086 more words

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How To Work the Purled Cast-On

The purled cast-on is the less-popular sister of the knitted cast-on, but every bit as useful and attractive (it’s nice and stretchy, just like its sibling). 33 more words


CO: Danielle's Blanket

I’ve seen this dishcloth pattern dozens of times. But, it wasn’t until I read this blog post that I realized it would make a really pretty blanket. 30 more words


Emily Explains: Garter Tab Cast On

I designing a shawl a few months ago, when the girls in the office taught me how to do a garter tab cast on. Since then, I’ve used it in almost every shawl I make. 59 more words