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Technique Tuesday

Twisted Backward Loop Cast On – when you need to add a few sts at the tip of the needle but you don’t want the looseness of just adding a standard backward loop.

Nesting....Knitting Style

So PB’s arrival marches ever closer. And while we are not ready because why would we need the bassinet assembled, the car seat installed, or meals in the freezer? 189 more words

Knitting

Cast On: Electric Mayhem Socks

My flow of webex meetings and conference calls is not slowing down anytime soon. So I know I needed more purse/backpack knitting after having empty sock needles. 209 more words

Knitting

Technique Tuesday

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“Join in the round being sure not to twist the cast on stitches.” How often have you seen that? Here’s a quick and easy way to make sure – just lay your circular needle with the cast on stitches on a flat surface, cast on stitches toward the centre of the circle. Easy-peasy!

Tutorials, Techniques, Tips

Technique Tuesday

A great stretchy cast on for hats, mitts, top-down socks…the Estonian Cast On is a variation of Long Tail Cast On. Here’s a step-by-step picture tutorial.

Tutorials, Techniques, Tips

Technique Tuesday

Provisional Cast On – It’s really easy to pick up those sts if you use a cable from an interchangeable set (these are Knit Picks).

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Technique Tuesday

Emily Ocker’s Cast On is a great way to start a centre-out knitting project. It uses a crochet hook just to get those initial stitches in place and then transfers them to knitting needles. 40 more words

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