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Converting a Pullover to a Cardigan

Any pullover sweater can be converted into a cardigan, but artistic judgement must be used in deciding whether the design would still look good with a border that splits it up the middle. LEARN THIS TECHNIQUE. Sweaterscapes

Design in 45°

Interested in knitting a garment on the bias - learn how. Knitting Universe

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Gusset Stitches

How to pick up gusset stitches. Socknitters

Magic Loop

A tutorial on how to knit the magic loop method. Tin Can Knits

Picking Up Stitches - Knitting

When you pick up stitches, you are adding knit stitches to an existing work in order to expand the work. Learn how... Stitch Diva

Purl - How to purl with yarn in back

This video lesson is on how to purl with yarn in back. Socknitters

Ribbing - Knitting - Ribbing 2 x 2 (Video)

A video showing how to make a ribbing, knit two, purl two. The Knitting Site

Short Row Knit

Learn how to short row knit at this website with the knitting exercise. Knitting Geek

Short Row Knit

The technique of short row knitting is shown. Stitch Diva Studios

Short Row Knit How-To

TECHknitting shows short row how-to: basic, wrap-and-turn, Japanese and so on. TECHknitting

Short Row Knitting (Video)

How to knit short rows. You Tube

Short Row Knitting (Video)

This video shows how to do short row knitting which is used to insert extra rows invisibly in the middle of the knitting. Knitting Help

Short Row Knitting Tutorial

Learn how to short row knit with the wrap and turn technique in this tutorial. Purl Bee

Short Row Shaping

Short rows are partial rows of knitting that are used to shape or curve sections or to compensate for patterns with different row gauges. Learn more. Vogue Knitting

Short Row Wrapping

A great method for shaping a neck opening, or other projects that require shaping. Courtesy of Borealis Sweaterscapes Sweaterscapes

Short Rows

Short Rows are used to create triangles or wedges within your knitting. Learn more. Purl Bee

Sleeves - Joining Sleeves (Video)

A video showing how to join set-in sleeves on sweater. You Tube

Sleeves - Knitting Sleeves

This comprehensive articles explains how to knit all types of sleeves - drop sleeves, set-in sleeves, raglan sleeves, dolman sleeves, etc. Knitty

Sleeves - Seaming a Cap Sleeve Part I

This article has pictures and instructions on how to join a cap sleeve to the body of a knit sweater. Knitting Daily

Sleeves - Seaming a Cap Sleeve Part II

Part II on joining a cap sleeve to a knit sweater. Knitting Daily

Steek - Cutting A Steek

An article on how to cut a steek. Knitting to Stay Sane

Steek - Learn all about it....

Introductions, how-to, technqiues and more. Kids Knits


Learn about steeking. See Eunny Knit

Steeking - Knitting with Steeks

Learn how, when and why? KidsKnit

Steeking - Knitting with Steeks

This articles explains steeking. Ann Kingstone Design

Steeking - Knitting with Steeks

Learn about steeking and how to do it. Knitting Daily

Steeking - Knitting with Steeks

A steek tutorial. Getting Stitched on the Farm

Steeks - Knitting Steeks

How to make steeks after knitting in the round.

Steeks - Knitting Steeks

Norwegian Steeking Technique Knitty

Steeks - Knitting with Steeks

Steeking is basically a way to create openings in tubes by cutting into your knitted fabric. Learn more with this video. Knit Picks

Tutorial - Using Waste Yarn & Backward Loop Cast On (Video)

This video explains how to place stitches on waste yarn and how to cast on using the backward loop. You Tube

Two Color Knitting

Instructions and photos on how to knit with two colors. Socknitters

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