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A crochet hook and a foundation chain: ready to learn where to insert your hook in the foundation chain

How to crochet tutorial: inserting your hook in the foundation chain (for crocheting left-handed)

Foundation chains and foundation rows (for crocheting left-handed) In my last post I wrote a tutorial about how to insert the crochet hook in the foundation chain for crocheting right-handed. The following tutorial is for those who crochet left-handed, that is, you hold your hook in your left hand. This is one of the things that students […]

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A crochet hook and a foundation chain: ready to learn where to insert your hook in the foundation chain

How to crochet tutorial: inserting your hook in the foundation chain (for crocheting right-handed)

Foundation chains and foundation rows I thought I’d share with you answers to some of the questions that students often ask when learning to crochet. You may have read or been told that it doesn’t matter how you crochet. In some instances this is true. However if you want to follow a pattern and would like your […]

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How to knit tutorial: Double-knitting stocking stitch (for knitting left-handed)

How to knit tutorial: Double-knitting stocking stitch (for knitting left-handed)

Double-knitting: Reversible stocking stitch The version for knitting left-handed In this post I’m going to show you how to work stocking stitch when double-knitting. The following explanations and images are for those who knit left-handed, that is, your working hand is your left hand (regardless of which hand you use to hold the yarn) and the stitches move […]

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Double-knitting stocking stitch (for knitting right-handed)

How to knit tutorial: Double-knitting stocking stitch (for knitting right-handed)

Double-knitting: Reversible Stocking Stitch The version for knitting right-handed In this post I’m going to show you how to work stocking stitch when double-knitting. The following explanations and images are for those who knit right-handed, that is, your working hand is your right hand (regardless of which hand you use to hold the yarn) and the stitches […]

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What is double-knitting?

How to knit tutorial: What is double-knitting?

Using double-knitting for colour work I came across double-knitting a few years ago. This technique intrigued me! Double-knit fabric has two layers which are knitted at the same time using two balls of yarn and a pair of straight knitting needles or a circular needle. You could use this technique to knit a seamless pocket, […]

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Two cute knitted bunnys made from one square of garter stitch

How to Make a Bunny from a Knitted Square

Tips on Making a Bunny from a Knitted Square I’ve been demonstrating how to transform a knitted square into a bunny to various groups of knitters, since I wrote the introduction to Bunny from a Square. There’s always a moment when people see the bunny emerging from the square; it’s quite magical if you have never seen this. […]

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