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Bind Off - Crocheted
Bind off using a crochet hook to get an elastic yet trim bind off.
Common Decreases for the Newcomer
Newcomers need to practice decreasing to be able to follow patterns with shaped knitting. Here are some of the most common decreases
Common Increases for the Newcomer
Newcomers need to learn how to increase. Here are some of the most common ways to do this!
Common Knitting Abbreviations
Knitting is like any other field or hobby it has it’s own language. Once you learn this language you will be able to read patterns and knitting instructions without any trouble, but you do have to know some abbreviations and chart notations first.
How to make a Knit Stitch
Learn to make the knit stitch in this article.
How to make a Purl Stitch
Learn how to make a purl stitch.
How to read a chart
Learn to read a knitting chart
Learn to Knit Sites
External sites to supplement learning.
Reasons to Swatch
We’ve all been told to make a gauge swatch before beginning a project. Here’s why, along with a few other good reasons to swatch.
Selecting a Pattern for Your First Knit Sweater
The first sweater is a milestone, but choose the pattern carefully if you want to actually wear the finished piece! Here are some considerations.
Swatches and Gauge
Do you want your knitting to fit? Then you need to understand what gauge is, and how to swatch for it.
The Kitchener Stitch
It only seems difficult! Once you understand how the Kitchener stitch works, you'll be knitting socks from the top down with no problem!
If you need help for a problem not covered here at BellaOnline, here are some sites that will help.
Types of Knitting B to F
There are many types of knitting a few are defined here.
Types of Knitting G to M Knitting Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Knitting Site Map
More types of knitting defined.
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