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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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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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Tubular cast-on for 1 x 1 rib: remove the rest of the waste yarn

How to Cast on: The Stocking Stitch Tubular Cast-on Method for 1 x 1 Rib

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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Kitchener stitch: a sample of showing Kitchener stitch used to join seamlessly two pieces of knitting.

Kitchener Stitch or Grafting

How to Join Knitting Seamlessly Kitchener stitch (or grafting) is used to make an invisible join between two sets of live stitches (still on the knitting needles). It is worked using a tapestry needle and yarn, and although it is sewn, it looks like a row of knitting. Kitchener stitch is one of several techniques used in […]

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Kitchener stitch: a sample of showing Kitchener stitch used to join seamlessly two pieces of knitting.

Kitchener Stitch or Grafting for Left-handed Knitters

How to Join Knitting Seamlessly Kitchener stitch (or grafting) is used to make an invisible join between two sets of live stitches (still on the knitting needles). It is worked using a tapestry needle and yarn, and although it is sewn, it looks like a row of knitting. Kitchener stitch is one of several techniques used in […]

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A crochet provisional cast-on

How to Cast on: The Crochet Provisional Cast-on Method (for left-handed knitters)

An Easy Provisional Cast-on Method The crochet provisional cast-on method that I’m going to show you today is a modification of the crochet cast-on. 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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