Let’s Knit: Knit Through Back Loop – K TBL + Tutorial

Let's Knit: Knit Through Back Loop - K TBL

Knit Through Back Loop – K TBL The act of knitting through the back loop is pretty simple. This is known in abbreviations as K TBL. Short form of Knit Through Back Loop. Instead of insert the needle from the underside of the look like the regular knit stitch. You have to insert the needle head on into the stitch and keep the needle on the back side. Follow through like regular knitting from that point. Follow the demonstration below for more helpful tips. Tutorial

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Let’s Knit: Purl Through Back Loop – P1 TBL + Tutorial

Purl Together in the Back Loop - P TBL

Purl Through Back Loop – P TBL Purling through the back look sounds more complicated than it is. This motion causes the stitch to turn around. Instead of diving straight in to purl, you have to move the needle to around the back and come at the loop from the opposite direction. This method takes a bit of practice but isn’t hard to do. In patterns this is P TBL. TBL is short form for Through Back Loop. Follow the tutorial below. Tutorial

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Let’s Knit: Seed Stitch + Tutorial

Let's Knit: Seed Stitch

Seed Stitch The seed stitch is like the garter or stockinette stitch. It’s a technical term and not a fancy stitch in knitting. It’s the act of knitting what appears to be the opposite of the row below. To keep this stitch simple, you should do an odd number in your cast on. This way, you can start every row the same way. You will start as follows: Knit 1, Purl 1…. Keep repeating to the end. Start the new row the exact same way. It’s an easy technique and…

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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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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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