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So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 6

Lesson 6:  Blocking!  Before and After What is blocking you ask?  It is the process by which you get the finished object (FO) wet, and set it to dry the way you want it to look finished.  Different fibres block in different ways, but the traditional wool knitted object has a memory. It is essentially… Continue reading So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 6

Crafting · Knitting · Tutorial

So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 5

Lesson 5:  Binding off and weaving in the ends! So I know you have been diligently knitting away and now are wondering… how on earth do I finish this off?  As with much of knitting, there are many different ways to bind off, but I tend to resort to a pretty basic method, time and… Continue reading So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 5

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So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 2

This is a follow up post to “So you want to be a knitter”.  In lesson 1, we finished with downloading our pattern from Ravelry.  Lesson 2 begins with setting up your project and the making sure you have the requirements. Lesson 2:  Project Set-up (Ravelry and Requirements) Part one:  Ravelry Setting up your project in Ravelry… Continue reading So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 2