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How to Knit the Double Seed Stitch

In this variation of seed stitch, you double seed stitch horizontally and vertically — alternate 2 knits with 2 purls for 2 rows and then reverse the sequence. The following figure shows double seed stitch [more…]

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How to Knit the Double Basket Pattern

The double basket pattern combines ribs and ridge patterns, adding to your standard repertoire of knitting, which contributes to the wide variety of fabrics you can create The following figure shows the [more…]

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How to Knit the Twisted Rib and Garter Stitch

Twisted rib and garter stitch (see the following figure) consists of two stitch patterns that you’re likely already familiar with: 1 x 1 rib and garter stitch. The difference is that in the ribbed section [more…]

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How to Knit Bobbles

You make bobbles (see the following figure) by increasing several stitches in a single stitch and then knitting back and forth on them before binding off, creating a knob on the surface of the fabric. [more…]

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How to Knit Mistake Stitch Ribbing

Standard rib patterns create vertical stripes by alternating a given number of knit stitches with a given number of purl stitches. But who says all ribs have to be the same? Mistake stitch ribbing, which [more…]