Category Archives: Finishing Skills

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How To Bind Off On Magic Loop

There are a few challenges when it comes to binding off seamlessly on Magic Loop. As you may know, knitting in the round does not create a perfect stack of rounds, like a stack of coins. Instead, it makes a spiral … Continue reading

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How To Weave In Ends Invisibly On Garter Stitch

It’s important that you have a variety of finishing techniques in your knitting arsenal, so that all of your projects look fabulous. We’ve talked about weaving in ends the easy way (this video is included in your free video knitting … Continue reading

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Mattress Stitch: How To Invisibly Seam Knitting

Scared of your seam? I’ve been seeing a lot of comments saying,”I hate seaming, so I can’t knit [insert awesome project here].” Unfortunately for the squeamish, lots of great projects are knit in pieces and seamed up afterward using mattress … Continue reading

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When You Run Out Of Tail – Tricks For Casting On And Weaving In Short Ends

It happens. Sometimes, you run out of tail! When casting on 180 stitches for a sweater, you run out of tail at stitch number 175. Aarrgh! But don’t worry – you do not have to start your long-tail cast-on over. … Continue reading

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