Knit Tutorial: Seed Stitch

The seed stitch is one of my all time favorite knit stitches, and I’m convinced it always will be.  Made up of a combination of knit and purl stitches, it’s super simple and perfect for any knitter regardless of experience level.  The texture is soft, squishy, and quite eye-catching.   Check out the Knit Seed

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Knitting an I-Cord Edging

Since the release of my Yoda or Bat Hat Knitting Pattern a couple of years back (Sheesh!  It’s hard to believe it’s been that long!), I’ve been asked about the knitting technique used for the ears many times.  This knit edging is called an I-Cord Edge and is one of my favorite edge techniques to

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How to Make a Pom Pom

Because Pom Poms are simply such awesome knit or crochet project embellishments, I’ve really come to love a good old yarn puff.  Don’t know how to make a pom pom yet?  Don’t worry!  You’re not alone. I’ve had crafters who have been knitting or crocheting for years come to me asking if I use a pom-pom

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Mother’s Love Headband – Free Pattern

Average Head Circumference Newborn: 13-14″ 0-3 Months: 14-15” 3-6 Months: 14-17” 6-12 Months: 16-19” 1-3 Years: 18-20” 3-10 Years: 19-20.5” Pre-teen/Teen: 20.5-22” Adult Woman: 21.5 – 22.5” Adult Man: 23-24”     Crochet Version: Materials: Worsted (4) Weight Yarn and size 5.5mm (I/9) Crochet Hook Gauge: 7 sts and 8 rows = 2 inches (5

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How to Knit | The Purl Stitch

I am finally back with the next segment on how to do the purl stitch (I know, I know….it took me forever!!). I was off on a family trip to Seattle, which was tons of fun and has brought me back this week with renewed vigor. I apologize for the delay in getting this segment

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How to Knit | The Knit Stitch

I’m back with how to do the knit stitch! This one is pretty much all about the video, but I did want to mention one extra thing. When you are watching me do the stitch, make sure you check out what my right hand is doing too. You’ll notice that I’m holding the yarn tight

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How to Knit | Casting On

In the First Segment of this series, we talked about the different types of yarn, and what needle sizes they should be used with. Your homework was to go out and get your first set of straight knitting needles and the yarn you need for one of the three projects I listed (or to decide

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