How to work a sweater top down

Several of our sweaters are worked top-down, and this is primarily because it provides more flexibility in terms of adjusting the swweater to personal measurements or preferences. It is easier to adjust... (Read more)

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English rib – an overview

English rib (sometimes referred to as Brioche) is a knitting technique where you occasionally use double stitches to achieve a clear and visible striped pattern in your work – similar to a rib edge.... (Read more)

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How to cast off from the wrong side

Casting off stitches from the wrong side of work while purling. When you no longer need these stitches for example when making armholes, necklines and shoulders. It`s important that the cast off edge... (Read more)

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How to cast off from the right side

Casting off stitches from the right side while knitting stockingnett stitch. For example for armholes, necklines and shoulders. It`s important that the cast off edge is not to loose or too tight. You... (Read more)

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How to purl stitches

This is how you work purl stitches: Figure 1: Hold the needle with the stitches in your left hand. Place the yarn over the needle and your left index finger and keep the yarn in place in the palm of... (Read more)

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How to knitt stitches

Let’s get knitting! This is how you work knit stitches: Figure 1: Hold the needle with the stitches in your left hand. Place the working yarn round your left index finger and keep the strand in place... (Read more)

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How to cast on

There are several ways of casting on. We have chosen to show you the most common way that results in a firm yet stretchy edge. It’s important that the casting on is not too tight. Do you feel that... (Read more)

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