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Wallpaper and background images

We have had requests from some of our customers for a wallpaper/background image of our latest yarn visuals. Below you will find links to…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 7:54am. Last updated by Jenny May 16, 2011.

Knit Stitch - Continental

The Continental method of knitting requires that you hold the working yarn in your left hand. Those knitters who utilize this style are often referred to as “pickers”. In the Continental style,…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 20, 2008 at 1:30pm. Last updated by Kate Jan 20, 2010.

Montavilla Market Tote







For only $19.99, you can knit two organic cotton market bags- one…
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Created by Knit Picks Admin Apr 16, 2009 at 8:57am. Last updated by Kate Jan 11, 2010.

Glossary of Terms

Single quotes are used to abbreviate the word inch or inches. 4 is…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:13am. Last updated by Kate Dec 17, 2009.

Knitting Flat

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:14am. Last updated by Kate Dec 17, 2009.

Kelley's Sock Class



Do you want to learn how to knit socks?  Kelley has…
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Created by Knit Picks Admin Nov 2, 2009 at 2:45pm. Last updated by Kate Dec 17, 2009.

Pockets

To learn more about using a variety of different pockets (afterthought, slant, and horizontal) in your knitted garments, check out our pocket… Continue

Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 7:52am. Last updated by Kate Dec 16, 2009.

Decrease - skp (Single Decrease)

skp is an abbreviation for slip, knit, pass slipped stitch over. To complete this technique, you must slip one stitch knitwise,…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:45am. Last updated by Kate Dec 16, 2009.

Increase - Make 1 Increase

The make 1 (also known as the lifted make 1) is an easy and very tidy looking increase. It utilizes the running thread between two live stitches to create a new stitch. This increase can lean to…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:56am. Last updated by Kate Dec 16, 2009.

Increase - Loop Increase

This is a very easy increase to work with and you can choose whether it slants to the left or to the right. It is created in the same way as the Loop Cast On. You can create the loop using your…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:55am. Last updated by Kate Dec 3, 2009.

Increase - Knit Into Stitch Below

This is a nice increase that doesn’t leave a visual impact on your knitting as the Bar Increase is prone to do. You can choose to slant your increase to the left or right, based on the order in…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:56am. Last updated by Kate Dec 3, 2009.

Seaming - Mattress Stitch

mattress1.jpg This is a really neat seam that becomes invisible when the sewing thread is drawn up. It utilizes the horizontal bars between the first and second rows of the edge of the fabric.…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 9:12am. Last updated by Kate Dec 2, 2009.

Stitch Patterns - Twisted Stockinette

By working stitches through the back loops only, you come up with a taut, stable fabric. The gauge becomes slightly smaller due to the consistent twisting of the stitches. It is worthwhile to note…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 9:16am. Last updated by Kate Dec 2, 2009.

Joining Yarn - Knit In

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 9:07am. Last updated by Kate Dec 1, 2009.

Casting On - Channel Islands Cast On

This cast on requires three lengths of yarn and leaves behind a picot edging. This is creating by alternately pulling up loops through the doubled yarn and completing yarn overs with the single…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:36am. Last updated by Kate Dec 1, 2009.

Casting On - Cabled Cast On

This cast on creates a solid edge. It is quite similar to the Knitted Cast On.  The difference is in where you insert your needle and draw the loop through. In the Knitted Cast On, you are drawing…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:36am. Last updated by Kate Dec 1, 2009.

Steeking

Our steeking tutorial gives you the basics of how to prepare and cut your steek in your finished…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Feb 3, 2009 at 2:01pm. Last updated by Kate Nov 30, 2009.

Purl Stitch - Continental

The Continental method of knitting requires that you hold the working yarn in your left hand. Those knitters who utilize this style are often referred to as “pickers”. In the Continental style,…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 20, 2008 at 1:30pm. Last updated by Kate Nov 30, 2009.

Purl Stitch - English

The purl stitch joins forces with the knit stitch to enable a knitter to conquer the world (the knitting world, at least)! You will often see the word purl abbreviated as p or…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 20, 2008 at 1:29pm. Last updated by Kate Nov 30, 2009.

Knitting in the Round

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:08am. Last updated by Kate Nov 30, 2009.

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