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Estimating Yarn Tail Length

By Joyce Jones

Learn seven ways to estimate the length of yarn needed to cast on plus learn how to salvage your cast on when you run out of yarn tail so you can keep going without ripping out.  Step-by-step photos help you find the method you like best!

Picking up Stitches along a Curved Edge

By Binka Schwan

Stitches are picked up on curved edges primarily when working necklines, and armholes.  The key to picking up stitches on a curved edge is to know where to pick them up and how many to pick up.  Step-by-step photos walk you through the process and a video link is included. You’ll be amazed at how polished and professional your knitting looks!


Attached I-Cord

By Karen Frisa

Learn how to work the attached I-cord (or applied I-cord) which a fabulous way of joining an I-cord to a finished edge of knitting as you’re creating the I-cord. You’ll love how pretty this trim looks on open cardigans!

Color Theory for Fair Isle

By Claire Morson

If you’ve ever knit Fair Isle, but were disappointed in the colors in the end, this article is for you!  There are so many colors to choose from. How do we know what colors will look good together? Will the design show up? What part of the design will be emphasized? Will the finished product look like the picture in my head? Become an expert at picking out colors with these expert tips.

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