Let’s Knit: Slip Slip Purl – SSP + Tutorial

Slip Slip Purl - SSP

Slip Slip Purl – SSP The act of Slip Slip Purl, known in abbreviations as SSP is about making two stitches into one. But it’s not about purling 2 together… well not exactly. The first two stitches are slip stitched knitwise individually onto the other needle. Then, brought back to the original needle. Notice in the tutorial on how it is done. Then, you purl the two stitches together. The act of doing the slip stitching allows you to turn the loops giving a more desirable look. Follow the tutorial…

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Knit Sassy Lace Yarn Scarf + Tutorial

Knit Sassy Lace Scarf

Knit Sassy Lace Scarf Knit with Sassy Lace by Red Heart. This is a lace flat material similar to fabric. It truly looks like lace where you use the established holes to use to knit with this yarn. It’s easy to use this yarn and it looks fabulous. It’s light and airy and really has a fine finished look when complete. Tutorial

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Let’s Knit: Slip, Slip, Knit – SSK + Tutorial

Slip, Slip, Knit - SSK

Slip, Slip, Knit – SSK The act of Slip Stitching in Knitwise is more than just moving the loops from one needle to another. You have to pretend you are going to knit but don’t actually do it. The first two slip stiches are done as Slip Knitwise. So you insert your needles in as if you were going to knit but don’t wrap the needle, just transfer one at a time to the other needle. This is helping to turn the stitch look around for the best look possible….

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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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Let’s Knit: Purl 4 Together – P4 Tog + Tutorial

Let's Knit: Purl 4 Together - P4 Tog

Purl 4 Together – P4 Tog Putting purl stitches together is really easy. When putting 4 stitches together as 1 for purling, it’s known as Purl 4 Together. In abbreviations it’s known as P4 Tog. Instead purling with just one stitch, you will collect 4 stitches and purl them together as if they are one stitch. This converts 4 stitches into 1. Review the tutorial below if you need further assistance. Tutorial

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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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Let’s Knit: Purl 3 Together – P3 Tog + Tutorial

Let's Knit: Purl 3 Together - P3 Tog

Purl 3 Together – P3 Tog Let’s put 3 Purl Stitches together with Purl 3 Together. In abbreviations, this is referred to us as P3 Tog. Using the purl stitch, instead of purling 1 stitch, you are going to purl 3 as if they are one. So insert your needle and collect 3 stitches and purl as normal. This converts 3 stitches into 1. Review the tutorial below to see how it’s done. Tutorial

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Let’s Knit: Knit 3 Together – K3 Tog + Tutorial

Let's Knit: Knit 3 Together - K3 Tog

Knit 3 Together – K3 Tog Putting 3 knit stitches together is called Knit 3 Together. In abbreviations it’s referred to as K3 Tog. Instead of just using the knit stitch for just one stitch, you insert your needle into three loops at the same time and knit as as normal. This converts 3 stitches into 1 stitch. Thus being Knit 3 Together. Follow the tutorial below if you need further help. Tutorial

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Let’s Knit: Slip Stitch Knitwise – Sl K or Sl 1k + Tutorial

Let's Knit: Slip Stitch Knitwise - Sl K or SL 1K

Slip Stitch Knitwise – Sl K or Sl 1K Slip stitching in knitting is really quite straight forward. There are different slip stitches but if you see Slip Stitch Knitwise or SL K or even SL 1K, you have to slip stitch as if you are about to knit the stitch. Instead, you will not wrap the needle and just transfer the stitch from one needle to the other. This is done this way to keep the stitch loops looking uniform for the pattern. Watch the tutorial below for a…

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Knit Truffle Yarn Scarf + Tutorial

Knit Truffle Yarn Scarf

Knit Truffle Yarn Scarf Knit with Bernat Truffles Yarn. It’s a structured mesh yarn that has extra that is seen when you wear it. This type of yarn provides a ruffle look and easy to knit with. The size of the structured mesh dictates the gauge of this type of project. The knitting needles used just need to fit into the mesh to knit with it. Tutorial

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