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Learning the Basics

Over Christmas one of my aunts, who is extremely crafty, asked how I was going in my knitting adventures. I told her that my biggest problem is that my cast-ons are always loose. 485 more words

New Method

Ultimate Knitting Bible: Cast Ons (Part 1)

So in my quest to knit everything taught in the ultimate knitting bible I first encountered some of the different types of cast ons. Forgive me, and maybe leave a comment, if there is a better way to show these or if I should show a whole row of the stitches. 254 more words


Ring in the New!

To close out the year, here is one of my favourite stretchy cast ons – the Estonian Cast On. It wonderful for hats, mittens and top-down socks and it looks great! 9 more words


My Favorite Cast-On Method

The cable cast on method is my personal favorite. It provides a smoother edge than a basic cast on, and is a fantastic way to cast on stitches in the middle of a project (ie, if you’re knitting a pair of mittens, or making a buttonhole).  252 more words


Tip of the Week: Don't Run Out of Tail!

Okay, okay, I know it probably seems like I’m slacking by posting another video, but things have been very busy around here lately. I promise I’ll be back to posting new content soon. 96 more words

Tip Of The Week

Video tutorials on double knitting

I have made a few tutorials on double knitting in the round to make it easier for you to make my double knitted designs, like… 160 more words


Woven Cast On Perfect for Hats, Socks, Everything

I love the Resilient Cast On.

I was using it consistently until I started a few projects with a large number of cast on stitches. 787 more words