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Knitting Jargon Tutorials

Oct 13

How To Knit Yarn Over (YO)

Knitting Jargon Tutorials

Don’t we all love some knitting jargon? To knit yarn over doesn’t quite make sense, because you don’t actually knit anything. You just move the yarn. But it’s part of knitting so that’s what we say! The ‘y’ abbreviation doesn’t come up very often in knitting patterns, but it will usually refer to moving the […]

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Jul 21

How To Knit C4B

Cable Knitting , Knitting Jargon Tutorials

It’s time to up your knitting game, with cables! This is your chance! Cable knitting is easier than you might think, this first bit of jargon can take you a long way. It’s the first step that will help you knit a multitude of beginner cable patterns, scarves, cowls, mug cosies and like the video […]

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Jun 09

How To Knit Wrap And Turn On A Purl Row

Knitting Jargon Tutorials

Wrap and turn gives some fabulous results. The shaping options are endless once you begin adding these skills to your knitters tool kit of knowledge! You might come across this abbreviation when knitting jumpers, sweaters or cardigans as you shape sleeves and collars. Perhaps you’ll find it in shawl patterns when giving interesting flourishes to […]

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May 19

How To Knit pfb: ‘purl front back’

Knitting Jargon Tutorials

Increasing can be done in so many ways when you’re knitting. This is yet another… and it’s actually two methods that I’m sharing with you today! Each technique gives different effects, this one being useful for mirroring your increases with what is known as a bar increase. Today I’m sharing with you the conventional method […]

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May 12

How To Knit p2tog tbl

Knitting Jargon Tutorials

Purl 2 together through back loop That doesn’t sounds too difficult! When you start decreasing more frequently, you’re likely to see decreasing abbreviations on every row, not just every knit row. You’ll more likely find p2tog and p2tog tbl if you’re knitting on single-pointed needles as the designer will use all options available to achieve […]

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