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Casting On - Long Tail Cast On

This cast on is fast and neat once you get the hand of it. You may also see it referred to as the slingshot cast on.

Before you make your slip knot you will need to leave a “long tail” that…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:39am. Last updated by Kate Nov 30, 2009.

Casting On - Knitted Cast On

The knitted cast on is easy to do, especially if you already know how to make a knit stitch. This is a good all-purpose cast on and creates a stretchy edge to your work.

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:39am. Last updated by Kate Nov 30, 2009.

Casting On - Loop Cast On

This is perhaps the easiest cast on to learn and master. It creates a very loose and thin edging to the knitted fabric and is a good all-purpose cast on. It is also known as the backward loop cast…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:37am. Last updated by Kate Nov 30, 2009.

Hat Tutorials

Hats are a easy and quick knitting project.  Roll brim stockinette stitch hats, like the Easy Peasy hat pattern, are great for…
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Created by Knit Picks Admin Nov 4, 2009 at 10:50am. Last updated by Kate Nov 19, 2009.

Sock Tutorials

Knitting socks is a fun and portable knitting project.  There are so many wants to knit socks!  You can make them from the cuff…
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Created by Knit Picks Admin Nov 2, 2009 at 4:22pm. Last updated by Kate Nov 17, 2009.

Scarf Tutorials

Whether you are a new knitter making your first scarf, or an experienced knitter looking for inspiration, all of our scarf related…
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Created by Knit Picks Admin Nov 4, 2009 at 11:57am. Last updated by Kate Nov 17, 2009.

Knit Picks Tutorials

Looking for information or help?  To see a list of all of the tutorials in our collection, click on "All Tutorials" link to the upper left of this box.  You'll be able to… Continue

Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 5, 2008 at 9:07am. Last updated by Kate Nov 17, 2009.

Blocking - Socks

While many people choose not to block their socks, some people find it helpful. It can aid in opening up lace patterns and evening out stitching. The most common method of blocking socks is to use…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:33am. Last updated by Kate Nov 16, 2009.

Fiber Information - Wool

Wool — the most versatile of fibers. It is the little black dress of the knitting yarn world. Whatever the occasion, be it formal or completely casual, there is always a type of wool to complement…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 7:49am. Last updated by Knit Picks Admin Oct 22, 2009.

Double Knitting

Double knitting is the exception to many knitting rules.  You can double knit a stockinette scarf, and it will lay flat instead of curling.  Color knitting will be reversible, showing a negative of… Continue

Created by Knit Picks Admin Oct 7, 2009 at 10:23am. Last updated by Knit Picks Admin Oct 7, 2009.

Wraps Per Inch

If you’d like to substitute yarn or you are the proud owner of some mystery skeins, the Wraps Per Inch…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 7:58am. Last updated by Kate Sep 18, 2009.

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Aug 31, 2009 at 2:53pm. Last updated by Knit Picks Admin Aug 31, 2009.

Learn to Knit - Tutorials



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Created by Knit Picks Admin Aug 12, 2009 at 1:57pm. Last updated by Kate Aug 12, 2009.

Weaving In Ends (v)

Created by Knit Picks Admin Aug 12, 2009 at 1:51pm. Last updated by Knit Picks Admin Aug 12, 2009.

Sheldon



Sheldon - interview with designer Ruth…
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Created by Knit Picks Admin Sep 30, 2008 at 7:47am. Last updated by Alison May 6, 2009.

Knitting Flat vs. Knitting in the Round

Some people prefer to knit their garments in flat pieces and assemble everything together at the end, while others prefer to knit in the round whenever possible.  You can convert patterns from one… Continue

Created by Alison May 5, 2009 at 12:34pm. Last updated by Alison May 5, 2009.

Weaving In Ends

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:00am. Last updated by Knit Picks Admin Apr 16, 2009.

Binding Off - Tubular Bind Off

The tubular bind off goes hand in hand with the cast on of the same name. Ideal for K1, P1 ribbing. It leaves no ridge and therefore conforms to the ribbing.

The…

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:31am. Last updated by Knit Picks Admin Apr 7, 2009.

Knit Picks Product FAQ

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:15am. Last updated by Alison Apr 3, 2009.

How to Knit

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Created by Knit Picks Admin Jun 9, 2008 at 8:13am. Last updated by Alison Apr 3, 2009.

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