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Something New is Coming (because you told me to)

We’re back after a great week of vacation in sunny San Diego. It was nice to take a break and relax while enjoying some much needed time away with my wife and family. We visited the sleepy little town of Julian (home of my favorite hard cider), toured the oldest …

How to Knit the Italian Cast On

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the italian cast on. This method of starting a project is great for 1x1 ribbing as well as brioche. It is almost invisible and has a great amount of stretch, making is perfect for cuffs on socks and sleeves …

How to Knit Through the Back Loop

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit through the back loop. This technique is used to twist your stitches and is often done in decreases. It can also be used to great effect to create a wavy fabric as an alternative to stockinette.

How to Knit The Slip Slip Knit (SSK) Decrease

This video will help you learn how to knit the slip slip knit (ssk) decrease. This technique is used to remove stitches from your knitting and help shape your work. You will need to know how to decrease in order to knit hats, sweaters, and some mittens and gloves.

How to Knit The Yarn Over (YO)

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the yarn over. The yarn over is a technique which forms the basis for most lace patterns. It is essentially a knitting increase that is formed by bringing the yarn forward when it is supposed to be behind. This …

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