Knit Stepping Stripes Pillow + Tutorial

Knit Stepping Stripes Pillow

Knit Stepping Stripes Pillow If you love decorator pillows, then you will love the knit Stepping Stripes Pillow from Yarnspirations. This beginner project features a simple knit and purl stitch to create a lovely textured pillow.  The pretty stripes will brighten up any decor.  Choose from many colors available using the Bernat Maker Home Dec yarn. Tutorial

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Knit Ridges Blanket Pattern + Tutorial

Knit Ridges Blanket by Yarnspirations

Knit Ridges Blanket Pattern Introducing a cozy knit Ridges Blanket by Yarnspirations. This beginner knit pattern features an easy mix of knit and purl stitches to create a lovely textured project.  The Bernat Maker Home Dec yarn makes this quick and simple. Plug out your needles and give this one a go. Tutorial  

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Knit Beachside Pillow Pattern + Tutorial

Knit Beachside Pillow - Basketweave

Knit Beachside Pillow Take a look at this decorator knit pattern Beachside Pillow by Yarnspirations. This lovely basketweave style knit pillow makes a great accent piece to your home.  Done with knit and purl stitches, it creates a nice textured look.  Knitted using Bernat Maker Home Dec yarn makes this a quick and easy project, even for the beginner. Tutorial

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Knitting Abbreviations Guide

Knit Abbreviations - The Knit Crowd

Knitting Abbreviations Guide Knitting abbreviations are used in patterns. If you are new to knitting, it may take you a bit to get used to seeing short form abbreviations in the instructions. This is done so that patterns don’t have to be mini novels. It can simplify instructions. The list is general and typically if a designer has used something unusual, they generally make a note and explain the abbreviation. Think of the Pyramids I compare reading stitch patterns like I am reading the shapes and special symbols of reading…

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How to Read Knit Symbols

Knitting Symbols - The Knit Crowd

How to Read Knit Symbols Learning to knit is one thing, learning to read a pattern is another. As a newbie knitter, that I am, I struggle to visualize the stitch counts at times. In some future patterns that I will be teaching later on this month, I will be showing you graphs in the tutorials. The graphs aren’t being shown to brag about me using them, but for me, I am a visual learner and need a road map of stitches to know what I am doing. Like a…

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18 Knit Towel Pattern Ideas

18 Knit Towel Pattern Ideas

Knit Your Own January White Sale Towels Some might think I’m a bit strange, but I would rather shop for new towels than new clothes.  Growing up, I really enjoyed shopping with my mom at the big January White Sales.  White sales come about in the late 1800’s when department stores would sell bed linens, which were only available in white at that time, at a discount.  Today, white sales revolve around many household items, and we know that we see all colors and not just white anymore. I have…

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