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Knitting | Techniques & Hacks All the best Knitting Hacks from Don't Be Such a Square blended with the best technique and tips from around the web! Learn different ways to Cast on, Bind off, knit in the round, color knitting, fair isle, stranded knitting, borders, knit top down, knit seamless, seam knitting and much more!

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Knitting has some great health benefits, especially for or mental health. But it's important to take care of our bodies as well! This post gather the best tips on how to avoid pain from knitting. #Knitting #Pain #Health

Pain when Knitting? Learn how to avoid it | Don't Be Such A Square

Knitting has some great health benefits, especially for or mental health. But it's important to take care of our bodies as well! This post gather the best tips on how to avoid pain from knitting. #Knitting #Pain #Health

Everything you need to know about yarn weights, this post is massive! Don't miss to get the free conversion chart at the end. #YarnWeight #Yarn #Weight #Conversion #Chart #CheatSheet

Yarn Weight Conversion Chart | Don't Be Such A Square

Everything you need to know about yarn weights, this post is massive! Don't miss to get the free conversion chart at the end. #YarnWeight #Yarn #Weight #Conversion #Chart #CheatSheet

Cotton comes in all kinds of colors and dyes, and all weights. It's a durable yarn and yet soft on the skin! Learn some tips for knitting with cotton yarn right now! #Knitting #Cotton #yarn

Knitting with Cotton Yarn | Don't Be Such A Square

Cotton comes in all kinds of colors and dyes, and all weights. It's a durable yarn and yet soft on the skin! Learn some tips for knitting with cotton yarn right now! #Knitting #Cotton #yarn

Learn how to turn a hank of yarn into a neat, center-pull cake, using a ball winder and a tabletop swift. #Tutorial #Ball #Winding #Yarn #Hank #Swift #BallWinder #YarnCake #StitchesnScraps Knitting Increase, Yarn Cake, Knitting Tutorials, Knit Or Crochet, Stitch Markers, Elk, Swift, Tabletop, Stitches
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Learn how to turn a hank of yarn into a neat, center-pull cake, using a ball winder and a tabletop swift. #Tutorial #Ball #Winding #Yarn #Hank #Swift #BallWinder #YarnCake #StitchesnScraps

Circular yokes can be a bit of pain to make fit right. The reason for this is that a circular yoke is symmetrical in all directions but the human body is not. Read this tutorial to learn how to knit short rows for better fitting round yoke sweaters. The solutions are simple: raising the back neck, lengthening the back, or a combination of the two by knitting multiple short rows. #knitting #knit #knittingtutorial #shortrows #yoke Knitting Short Rows, Cable Knitting, Knitting Blogs, Knitting Tutorials, Knitting Projects, Knitting Patterns, Learn How To Knit, Bind Off, Back Stitch
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Improving Circular Yoke Fit with Short Rows :: TUTORIAL :: talvi knits.

Circular yokes can be a bit of pain to make fit right. The reason for this is that a circular yoke is symmetrical in all directions but the human body is not. Read this tutorial to learn how to knit short rows for better fitting round yoke sweaters. The solutions are simple: raising the back neck, lengthening the back, or a combination of the two by knitting multiple short rows. #knitting #knit #knittingtutorial #shortrows #yoke

How common are different knitting styles? In the second part of the results to the knitting styles survey, I examine the similarities and differences between right and left handed knitters. Do all knitters knit in the same direction? What knitting styles are most common with left handed knitters? Are Eastern stitch mounts most often used by right or left handed knitters? Find it out in this post. #knitting #knit #knittingtutorial #howtoknit #learntoknit #knittingstyles #continentalknitting

Knitting Styles Survey, Part 2: Right vs Left-Handed Knitters :: talvi knits.

How common are different knitting styles? In the second part of the results to the knitting styles survey, I examine the similarities and differences between right and left handed knitters. Do all knitters knit in the same direction? What knitting styles are most common with left handed knitters? Are Eastern stitch mounts most often used by right or left handed knitters? Find it out in this post. #knitting #knit #knittingtutorial #howtoknit #learntoknit #knittingstyles #continentalknitting

Did you know that knitting gives you both mental and physical health benefits? That's amazing, right?! Learn more at DontBeSuchaSquare.com #Knitting #HealthBenefits

Health benefits of knitting | Reduces stress | Don't Be Such A Square

Did you know that knitting gives you both mental and physical health benefits? That's amazing, right?! Learn more at DontBeSuchaSquare.com #Knitting #HealthBenefits

How to Design a Sweater Using Swatching

How to Design a Sweater Using Swatching

Have you ever sketched a design that you’ve fallen in love with, but immediately thought, “How would I even attempt to create this?” That’s where swatching comes in. Swatches don’t just have to be large squares of fabric that you test your gauge on. They can become mini-garments that you test all of your ideas on, so that you can actually bring them to life. In this blog post, I’ll show you how.

The slip knot is the starting point of most crochet and knitting projects, so it's crucial to learn how to make one. Get your questions answered in this combined tutorial and FAQ! #SlipKnot #Crochet #Knitting #Tutorial #Video

Tie a Slip Knot | Step-by-step Photo Instructions | Don't Be Such A Square

The slip knot is the starting point of most crochet and knitting projects, so it's crucial to learn how to make one. Get your questions answered in this combined tutorial and FAQ! #SlipKnot #Crochet #Knitting #Tutorial #Video

Are your stockinette stitch turning out a bit uneven or bumpy? Don’t worry, it happens to us all, and it’s not just a newbie thing! Learn my best tips and tricks for knitting flawless stitches! #stockinette #stitch #knitting #smooth #even

Smooth stockinette stitch | Don't Be Such A Square

Are your stockinette stitch turning out a bit uneven or bumpy? Don’t worry, it happens to us all, and it’s not just a newbie thing! Learn my best tips and tricks for knitting flawless stitches! #stockinette #stitch #knitting #smooth #even

Bobbles are a decorative element that embellishes your knitting project like a shawl, mittens or a sweater. In this video I show you a quick and efficient technique to obtain plumpy and regular bobbles. #knitting #tutorial #video Knitting Help, How To Start Knitting, Learn How To Knit, How To Purl Knit, Knit In The Round, A Hook, Yarn Over, Chain Stitch, Knitting Projects
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How to add bobbles to your knitting project?

Bobbles are a decorative element that embellishes your knitting project like a shawl, mittens or a sweater. In this video I show you a quick and efficient technique to obtain plumpy and regular bobbles. #knitting #tutorial #video

There are several ways on how to cast on when knitting, one of which is the Knitted Cast On. The Knitted Cast On is an easy and somewhat stretchy cast on method that's ideal for beginner knitters. Here's an easy step-by-step tutorial on how to do a knitted cast on. | More knitting tutorials for beginners at learnknittingonline.com #knittingforbeginners #castingonknittingeasy #castonknitting

Learn How to Do A Knitted Cast On [FREE Knitting Tutorial]

There are several ways on how to cast on when knitting, one of which is the Knitted Cast On. The Knitted Cast On is an easy and somewhat stretchy cast on method that's ideal for beginner knitters. Here's an easy step-by-step tutorial on how to do a knitted cast on. | More knitting tutorials for beginners at learnknittingonline.com #knittingforbeginners #castingonknittingeasy #castonknitting

Sewing Tricks 🧷✂👚 - - Sewing TricksSewing Tricks 🧷✂👚 - - Sewing TricksHow to: Read Your Knitting for a Perfect PickupHow to: Read Your Knitting for Perfect Pickup Little NutMeg Productions knittingtechniques knitting techniques hacksLine Knitting Help, Knitting For Beginners, Knitting Stitches, Knitting Designs, Knitting Socks, Knitting Projects, Knitting Patterns, Knitting Tutorials, Simple Knitting
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How to: Read Your Knitting for a Perfect Pickup

Learning how to read your knitting is essential for creating a perfect pickup when attaching a collar, or button-band. When stitches are bound off the previous stitch is looped over the following stitch to prevent unraveling. This actually shifts the dominant hole created by the bind off over between the stitches, which means that if you use the hole created by the bind off for your pick-up the picked up stitches will originate between the main body stitches. This creates an edge that is not…

There are occassion when blocking knitting should be avoided at ALL costs. There are occassion when blocking knitting should be avoided at ALL costs. Knitting Help, Knitting Blogs, Loom Knitting, Knitting Stitches, Knitting Needles, Hand Knitting, Knitting Patterns, Knitting Tutorials, Knitting Ideas
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Sometimes Blocking is Not a Good Idea - Tributary Yarns & This Knitted Life

This may be blasphemous to say, but I feel a strong conviction that there are several occasions blocking your finished knitting is a bad idea. It Fits Perfect The Way It Is Maybe your swatch failed you. Maybe you just didn’t swatch. Or, maybe you didn’t soak your swatch and patiently wait for it to […]

Color Value for Makers: A a bit about color theory for yarn crafters, starting with the concept of color value.

Color Value for Makers | Hands Occupied Blog

Color Value for Makers: A a bit about color theory for yarn crafters, starting with the concept of color value.

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How to Add Beads to Knitting with a Crochet Hook :: TUTORIAL :: talvi knits.

This tutorial shows you three different methods for adding beads to your knitting: stringing, looping, and hooking.