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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

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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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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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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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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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Crochet cast-on: Carry casting-on new stitches until you have one fewer than required.

How to Cast On: the Crochet Cast-on Method (for left-handed knitters)

Casting On With a Hook and a Needle The crochet cast-on method creates a really neat edge that resembles a chain cast-off edge. Because of this, this cast-on method is sometimes known as the cast-off cast-on method. If you already crochet, then you should find this method fairly straightforward; if you don’t crochet, be brave […]

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