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Clean Stripes Rib Stitch

The rib stitch is a versatile stitch that creates a nice stretch to your handmade garments. It is often used in hat brims (sometimes the whole hat), cuffs, waistbands and other specialized uses. To create the rib stitch, we alternate knit and purl stitches in the working row or round and follow the same stitch…

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Simple Rib Knit Beanie

This page may contain affiliate links. It means I may get a small commission if you click on a link that is no extra cost to you. This helps me create and provide quality content to my readers. Visit my Privacy Policy page for more information. Handmade hats or beanies are simple are practical to…

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Seed Stitch II

This page contains affiliate links. It means I may get a small commission on qualified purchases if you click on a link that is no extra cost to you. This helps me create and provide quality content to my readers. Visit my Privacy Policy page for more information. This knitting stitch creates a very lovely…

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New Shop Feature

This page contains affiliate links. I may get a small commission if you click on a link that helps me fund this site and provide quality content to my readers. Please visit my Privacy Policy page for more information. There is some very exciting news that I wanted to share with all of you. For…

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What is Superwash Wool?

Superwash wool is a special wool yarn that is machine washable. Generally, wool fibers have scales and these scales bind to each other upon washing or blocking. With superwash wool however, either one or a combination of these two processes treats these scales. The first process is to shave off these scales from the fibers…

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How to Measure a Gauge Swatch

When I first started knitting, I did not pay much attention to the gauge. I started off with knitting scarves and throws that gauge was not required since the finished measurements are not critical to accurate fit. It was a joy to just get down to business and start off the project. If you are…

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