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Knitting Jargon Tutorials

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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May 05

How To Knit k2tog tbl

Knitting Jargon Tutorials

This decreasing jargon appears once you begin to decrease more often in patterns. k2tog, knit two together, is a very common decreasing tool, and beginner knitters will likely see this as a first look at abbreviations when knitting up patterns. The next steps will be varied and many. It will entirely depend on the designer’s […]

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Jul 09

How To Knit Mirror Decreases

Knitting Jargon Tutorials

Sometimes it’s just nice to make an intentional choice when you’re knitting, when you’re making the simplest of moves. Decreases happen all the time, right? OK, here’s another knit two together, yada, yada, yada. But what if we could have some fun with them, make them dance around to our pleasure and give our plain […]

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Jun 04

How To Knit One Below: k1b

Knitting Jargon Tutorials

Knitting one below in a pattern is usually about adding more interest to the texture of the fabric. You may also find it in slip-stitch colour knitting where you’ll get intriguing effects by utilising the stitch from the previous row to switch between colours. Join me for this video tutorial where I’ll have a quick […]

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May 14

How To Knit i-Cord

Knitting Jargon Tutorials , Odds and Ends

If you don’t have a French Knitting doll, but you’d like to create a similar tube of knitted fabric, then this is the class for you! Your pattern may say ‘knit i-cord with 4 stitches for 50cm’ and you’re completely baffled. Don’t panic. This is the hitch-hikers guide to i-cord knitting, just make are you’ve […]

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Mar 12

How To Knit Wrap And Turn

Knitting Jargon Tutorials

Knitting wrap and turn is all about knitting short rows. ‘Wrap and turn,’ and ‘short rows’ are techniques seen in knitting patterns and if there are not illustrations to show off the splendour of the effects you can produce with them, they can be confusing. When you knit a short row you’re creating an uneven […]

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