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Tips & Techniques

Knitting Phi: technique for carrying yarn across stripes

Do you want to see what I'm working on? I'm knitting Phi, a fabulously fun garter stitch shawl. The shawl has stripes that can be ...

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How to attach a flattened piece in amigurumi

Every once in a while, you'll come across instructions that tell you to 'flatten piece, and attach'. But, what does that mean? ...

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Perpendicular Mattress Stitch (knitting)

Do you remember when I was knitting this sweater? Well... I've finished! And today, I want to chat about a seaming technique that really ...

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When should you teach a child to knit/crochet?

A little while ago, someone on twitter asked me: My reply: whichever she's most interested in, whenever she's ready Children begin to crawl at different ...

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Tutorial: How to crochet with beads (video)

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Crocheting with beads can be tricky. Many techniques call for adding the bead to the stitch as you go, which isn't great for ...

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How to Spot Clean a Stuffed Animal

If you crocheted a stuffed animal using a hand wash-only yarn, then you can't just throw the little guy into the washing machine. ...

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3 Ways to Join Yarn without Tying a Knot

Today, I'm going to show you my 3 favorite ways for joining a new yarn without tying a knot. These techniques can be ...

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How to Care for your Craft Scissors

I have three pairs of scissors: a pair for cutting fabric, a pair for cutting tape and an all-purpose pair (that happen to ...

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Video: How to knit socks on 9″ circulars

If you read this blog, you may know that the 9" circular is my favorite way to knit socks. They're compact and great ...

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Video: Learn the Wiggle Stitch

One of my favorite patterns in Modern Baby Crochet is the Colorful Wiggle Pillow... and my publishers must agree, because they decided to ...

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