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Teen Knitting Club: Chill Out and Knit

KNITmuch Giveaway 087: Teen Knitting Club – Chill Out and Knit

Enter now for your chance to win this new giveaway! Get the teens in your life knitting with 35 easy ...
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An orange jack-o-lantern bag with a plastic lining sitting on a table with a dark backdrop.

Be Hallowe’en ready with our knitted trick-or-treat bag

In yesterday's post we began to knit a trick-or-treat bag using Red Heart's Chunky Soft and Reflective yarns. Now that ...
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An orange knitted bag with a jack-o-lantern face and handle made in black, hanging from a hook.

A spider web base for a knitted trick or treat bag

The last two days' posts have been devoted to learning cast ons for circular knitting and different ways of forming ...
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A mint colored circle knitted from the center out, made with yarn over increases at the beginning of each of the 8 repeats which makes right-leaning spirals appear.

3 formations for knitted circles

Our journey this week is a knitted trick-or-treat bag using Red Heart Reflective yarn to keep your ghosts and goblins ...
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Two balls of orange reflective yarn with a ball of black yarn in the background

3 cast ons for knitted circles

Yesterday we explored the qualities and project possibilities of Red Heart's Reflective yarn. Today, we're going to work toward our ...
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Two photographs of the same yarn, the top one taken without flash,and the bottom one with. In the lower photo the reflective qualities of Reflective light up like stars in the sky!

Featured yarn: Red Heart Reflective

Reflective yarn first hit my knitting radar about four years ago. The pattern I saw was for a dog coat, ...
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I swear I did not plan this, my knitting just happened to be smiling at me!

Questionable knitting motives

As knitters, we have all been put upon by someone for knitted goods. They see you knitting a pair of ...
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Vampire barbie socks made from high twist.

The lowdown on dye lots

Since I'm an indie dyer, I like to think I have some inside information on dye lots. There are a ...
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"It's a center-pull ball! I'm not in the way!"

The 3 levels of knitting and pet fur

Every knitter who has a furry pet struggles with pet hair in their knitting. When I was first starting out ...
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The tip of my finger is one inch.

A HAND-y Tip for measuring your knitting

This post is going to be all about the lazy knitter, which I am. A teacher once told me that ...
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Ultra Blueberry perfectly re-skeined!

3 tips to untangle yarn SNAFU

Tips for Tangles Imagine this, you go to your LYS and there's the perfect skein of yarn. I’m not talking ...
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Wrong side of wisteria ribbing

Try this ribbing to edge your knitted sweaters

Today we continue our exploration of ways to change a stitch pattern. Yesterday we looked at inserting a column of ...
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Wisteria pattern with inset stitches added

1 essential tip about changing a knitting stitch pattern!

Today we end our travels through making changes to a stitch pattern. We've tried switching out knits for purls and ...
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Wisteria pattern with added stitches

Adding stitches to a knitting stitch pattern

When a stitch pattern seems compact to you, or you don't want an all-over effect, it's a good time to ...
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Right side, version 2 of wisteria stitch pattern

Come over to the purl side!

Today we'll continue our series on how, when, and why to change stitch patterns. We'll continue to use the wisteria ...
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A wisteria vine

When, how, and why change stitch patterns in knitting

Stitch dictionaries abound, and you can always find a new idea for a stitch pattern on Pinterest or with a ...
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Wishing YOU a Wooly Christmas

Wishing YOU a Wooly Christmas

What's better than Christmas Holidays? A Wooly Christmas Holiday! Our KNITmuch blogger, Luigina Baratto, was playing with her yummy yarn ...
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Eyelash Stitch

How to knit the eyelash stitch

This week has been all about adding texture to your knits. We’ve explored rosettes, which are petite versions of bobbles ...
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Twisting and crossing stitches to the left.

Don’t get cross! Twist your stitches with panache!

In early lessons, most knitters are shown how to avoid twisting stitches. We work hard at figuring out which is ...
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Three wraps

2 rarely used stitches to spice up your knitting

Okay, so you've used garter stitch a lot and graduated to stockinette, or reverse stockinette, and maybe you've tried combinations ...
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