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Decreasing: How-to mirror in Knit & Purl

Decreases are used in shaping, to create buttonholes and in the texture of lace knits. This tutorial covers K2tog, SSK, SKPO and their purled equivalents as well as demonstrating some of the varied effects that can be produced by working in combination with a yarn over. Continue reading

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Turkish Cast On: A variation on the provisional

An invisible cast-on using two circular needles that can form the centre of a knitted rectangle or a closed pouch, as for toe-up socks. Continue reading

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Casting-off 1: Knitted, Elasticated and Crochet

Three basic casting-off techniques for the beginner knitter Continue reading

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