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Knitting Advanced Techniques

How to Make Knitted Plaid Easily

Sara shows you how to add vertical line of crochet stitches to your knitting to help create a plaid look without all the work of intarsia knitting. Working in the “purl ditch” of ribbing you learn how to add a line of crochet slip stitches, mimicking a column of knit stiches. Check out ChickenBetty's Random Plaids for a pattern using this technique.

How to Knit Backwards

Knitting backwards is a great technique to avoid having to frequently turn your work in entrelac projects like the Jojoland Autumn Shawl.

How to Knit a Latvian Braid

Learn how to knit a Latvian Braid with Emma Welford. In this video, Emma will show you how to knit both left leaning and right leaning Latvian braids. Examples of Latvian braids can be seen in the following patterns.

How to Knit in the Round with Circular Needles

Learn how to knit in the round using circular knitting needles with WEBS designer Kirsten Hipsky. 

Knitting in the Round on Double Pointed Needles

Learn how to knit in the round using Knitter's Pride Dreamz double pointed needles with WEBS Yarn Store designer Kirsten Hipsky. View our entire collection of DPNs here.

How to Knit Cables

Knitting cables is easier than it looks. Learn how to knit cables with a cable needle with WEBS education manager Tina McElmoyl.

How to Kitchener Stitch

Learn how to Kitchener Stitch with WEBS education manager Tina McElmoyl. Kitchener stitching is a great way to invisibly graft two pieces of knitting together such as closing up the top of a top-down knitted socks pattern.

How to Use a Lifeline in Knitting

Learn how to insert a lifeline into a knitted lace pattern and how to rip back to a lifeline in the case of a mistake. Lifelines are great to use in complicated lace or stitch patterns. Read our blog post for more tips on how to use a lifeline in your knitting.

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