Tips & Tricks Archive

How to Knit with Comin’ Up Flowers

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit with comin’ up flowers, a novelty boucle yarn. Comin’ up flowers creates a fabric with little clusters of texture that look similar to flowers. This yarn can be used as an accent yarn or can be used to create …

How to Tension Your Yarn When Knitting

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to tension your yarn when knitting. I get a lot of questions about how I hold my yarn when I knit. There are many ways to hold your yarn. This is just one way. If you have another way that works …

How to Knit the Popcorn Stitch

I love the movies. I have literally spent entire days at the theater going from film to film. I love everything about the experience. The neon lights, the giant movie posters, the cooshie red seats with the arm that lifts up so I can cuddle with my wife. I think …

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