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March 13, 2020

This tutorial details a hood-shaping technique with short rows: how it differs from other hoods, why and when you can and should use it, and how to do it.

February 28, 2020

Learn how to knit the Frost Flowers stitch pattern, a delicate and decorative stitch pattern made by knitting long stitches into the fabric a few rounds below. These are also known as knit-below or dip stitches.

December 20, 2019

What is the yarn weight when knitting with yarn held double or with two strands of yarn held together? This tutorial walks you through the math of calculating a precise answer every single time, with any combination of two yarns, and with any put-ups.

December 13, 2019

Learn how to knit garter stitch bobble bind-off with this step-by-step photo tutorial. This decorative bind-off is used in my Grand Fir shawl pattern.

October 11, 2019

Here's a handy colorwork knitting technique for the Halloween mystery mittens: how to catch long floats in colorwork on the next round. This method can be used even 2 to 3 rounds after a long float has been formed!

October 4, 2019

Here are two tutorials for the techniques used in the Horror-riffic Halloween Mystery Mittens: a two-color cast-on for a two-color ribbing.

September 20, 2019

How do you knit a left-leaning decrease? What is the best mirror-image counterpart to a K2tog (knit two together) decrease? Let's find out.

July 19, 2019

What is the best, stretchiest stretchy bind-off for knitting? This tutorial compares 12 different bind-off methods and ranks them according to stretch and flare.

June 28, 2019

Are you struggling to knit afterthought heels that fit? This blog post shows two techniques for improving afterthought heel fit and shape: short-row mini gusset and rounded decreases.

June 21, 2019

Everyone has their favorite stretchy bind-off method to use for toe-up socks, for example. Here's five more stretchy bind-off techniques to learn!

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