Tag Archives: Garter Stitch

Icelandic Bind-Off: The Best Easy Bind-Off for Garter Stitch

Garter stitch may well be the perfect knitted fabric. Anyone can do it, it can help you meet handsome strangers, and looks great coming and going. But let’s face it — on garter stitch, a regular bind-off never seems to … Continue reading

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Garter Stitch In The Round Without Purling

Who’s a cheater? I AM!! Here’s how I create lovely garter stitch IN THE ROUND… …without purling! Not that I don’t love purling on Magic Loop, but when I’m speeding along, knitting in the round, the last thing I want … 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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How To Fix a Dropped Stitch on Garter Stitch

A dropped stitch on garter stitch is a pretty common mistake. To fix it requires that you combine your knowledge of how to fix both dropped knit and purl stitches. I also have a sneaky shortcut for you for fixing … Continue reading

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The Trick To Counting Rows and Changing Colors Smoothly on Garter Stitch

Making a striped garter-stitch scarf is a fun way to use up scraps and make your knitting more exciting. Especially if you are a beginner, this will add a small challenge while you are practicing the knit stitch for the first time. … Continue reading

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