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Hollow Rib – a Great Way to Knit Cuffs, Hat Brims, Button Bands and Elastic Casings

Hollow ribbing is not really a ribbing. It’s a double knitted fabric that resembles ribbing, behaves somewhat like ribbing and is often used instead of ribbing.  Hollow ribbing makes beautiful cuffs, hat brims, neck bands, button bands and belts. But its main benefit is that it is the best way to make a casing to

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How to Hold Yarn and Adjust Tension in Continental Knitting – Step by Step

This tutorial is well overdue – you’ve been asking about the way I knit for quite some time now, but there was always some other exciting technique that I wanted to share with you, so I kept postponing this tutorial.  The truth is because I’ve been using Continental knitting style for years, it seemed trivial,

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How to Knit, Purl and Bind Off Stitches in Continental Knitting – Step by Step

This is the second part of the mini-course that covers the basics of the Continental knitting style. Last week we discussed ways to hold the yarn and adjust yarn tension, and in this tutorial, we’ll take a look at knitting, purling and binding off stitches – all done with the working yarn in the left hand.

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