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How to Pick Up Dropped Stitches in Stockinette

Learn how to pick up dropped stitches in stockinette fabric with a crochet hook with Grace.

How to Pick Up Dropped Stitches in Garter Stitch

Learn how to pick up a dropped stitch in a garter stitch fabric with Grace.

How to Fix Pulled Stitches in Your Knitting

Knowing how to fix a pulled stitch can save your project or a finished garment. Grace shows you how to carefully pull the stitches back into alignment.

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. 

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.

How to Wet Splice Yarn

Learn how to wet splice two pieces of yarn together. In this video, Grace shows you how to reduce the number of ends you have to weave in when you can fuse together to ends of yarn when you have to start a new ball. This technique works best for yarns from animal fibers such as wool and alpaca.

How to Wind a Center Pull Ball by Hand

Learn how to wind a center pull ball using only your hands. In this video, Grace walks you through the steps of winding a ball of yarn so you can work with the end from the middle of the ball. This is a great technique to know how to do if you don't have a ball winder and yarn swift

Sometimes the yarn for your knitting or crochet project comes in a hank instead of a ball or skein. It is much easier to work from a center pull ball instead of a hank. Also a center pull ball won't roll away from you as a ball wound from the inside out would.

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