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How to Knit for Beginners: 9 Free Tutorials
Sit down with us at httpwww.allfreeknitting.com and learn how to knit the seed stitch. This beautiful stitch creates a nice texture that mimics the shape of tiny seeds - hence the name! The good news is that it's much easier to make than it sounds.
Even if you've been knitting for years, a good tip never hurt anyone! In this special collection, AllFreeKnitting has rounded up some of the best videos YouTube has to offer. From learning how to pick up dropped stitches, to making sure you wash your hand knit garments properly, this collection will give you quick tips and knitting tricks that you can use for years.
Want to learn how to easily bind off your double knitted projects like a pro? Watch Kristen from GoodKnitKisses demonstrate how to do the basic bind off method for a long loom or double knitting on a knitting board. This method does not require a crochet hook and is super easy to get the hang of. Just watch the video to learn how it's done!
Learn how to use the magic loop knitting method and save yourself the trouble of learning how to work with double pointed needles. This free video tutorial will show you how it's done. Use this method to create socks, hats and more.
Learn how to start a fresh skein of yarn by watching this video tip that shows how to find not only the outer yarn end, but the center one as well. When this video's author was starting out in knitting, she was always baffled by locating the yarn end in the middle (center pull), so she hopes this tip will help those just starting out in the needlecraft!
Interested in loom knitting? The first step is to understand the tools you'll need. In these free knitting instructions, Kristen Mangus will walk you through the different types of knitting looms and what each loom is used for. Once you know the basics, you'll be ready to start learning how to loom knit.
Add a fun tie-dye effect to cotton yarn using Tulip's Tie-Dye Kit. Thanks to Rebecca's free video tutorial, you'll be able to make hand-dyed yarn in just a few easy steps. Once your yarn is colored to your satisfaction, create unique projects that are bursting with color and personality.
In this free knitting tutorial from Emi Harrington, you will learn how to tackle the European method for both the knit and purl stitch. The European method, also known as the Continental Method, is a great technique to have in your knitting repertoire. It might be a little tricky to master at first, but once you practice, this method is bound to increase your knitting speed. Why will it make you knit faster? In this method, because you hold the yarn in your left hand instead of your right, you have to make less movements in order to create a knit or purl stitch. This means you'll be able to create the same stitches you have been previously (knit and purl) using much faster and more subtle movements.
There is something really special about hand dyed yarns. The result is always special, whether done by a professional dyer or by someone in their own home. The following tutorial will help you create a subtle kettle dyed effect using Easter Egg Dyeing kit dyes.
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