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How to Crochet: Front Post Stitches (for left-handed crocheters)

How to Crochet: Front Post Stitches (for left-handed crocheters)

Tutorial for left-handed crocheters: front post stitches In June I’m teaching the How to Crochet Raised Stitches short course. I thought this would be a good time to write a tutorial explaining raised stitches for those of you who can’t join us in person. So, first up is the tutorial for left-handed crocheters about front post […]

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Tutorials for crocheting left-handed, crocheting right-handed, knitting left-handed and knitting right-handed by Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly

Being Knitterly tutorials

How to crochet and knit tutorials I’d love you all to come to my classes and workshops, but apart from there not being enough spaces, many of you don’t live nearby. So, if you’d like to improve your crochet and knitting or learn new techniques, but can’t come to my short courses and workshops, you […]

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Knitted cast-on method: start with a slip knot.

How to Cast On: The Knitted Cast-on Method (for left-handed knitters)

The Knitted Cast-on Method is Easy The knitted cast-on method is an easy way to cast on stitches. It’s not always the best way, so I’m going to show you how to do a knitted cast-on, then tell you when and when not to use it. How you did you learn to knit? Did your mother or […]

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Knitted cast-on method: insert working needle through new stitch.

How to Cast On: The Knitted Cast-on Method (for right-handed knitters)

The Knitted Cast-on Method is Easy The knitted cast-on method is an easy way to cast on stitches. It’s not always the best way, so I’m going to show you how to do a knitted cast-on, then tell you when and when not to use it. How you did you learn to knit? Did your mother or […]

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Tubular cast-on for 2 x 2 rib: use a knitting needle to remove the waste yarn one stitch at a time.

How to Cast on: The 2 x 2 Tubular Cast-on Method (for left-handed knitters)

The 2 x 2 Tubular Cast-on Method Starting With a Stocking Stitch Foundation The 2 x 2 tubular cast-on method is extremely satisfying because it creates a beautiful cast-on edge which rolls from the right side of the rib to the wrong side. Tubular edges are quite elastic, so are suitable for hats, mittens and socks. The following explanations […]

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Tubular cast-on for 2 x 2 rib: use a knitting needle to remove the waste yarn one stitch at a time.

How to Cast on: The Stocking Stitch Tubular Cast-on Method for 2 x 2 Rib

The 2 x 2 Tubular Cast-on Method Starting With a Stocking Stitch Foundation The 2 x 2 tubular cast-on method is extremely satisfying because it creates a beautiful cast-on edge which rolls from the right side of the rib to the wrong side. Tubular edges are quite elastic, so are suitable for hats, mittens and socks. The following explanations […]

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How to Cast on: The Stocking Stitch Tubular Cast-on Method for 1 x 1 Rib (for left-handed knitters)

The Stocking Stitch Tubular Cast-on Method for a 1 x 1 Rib Tubular cast-on methods are extremely satisfying because they create a beautiful cast-on edge which is indistinguishable from the rib itself. These edges are quite elastic, so are suitable for hats, mittens and socks. The following explanations and images are for those who knit […]

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