Tips & Tricks

Using Blocking Wires

In this video I explain blocking wires, and another great blocking tool, Knit Blockers. The Knitter’s Pride Knit Blockers set I use in the video can be found here. You can find more information about Knitter’s Pride needles from these retailers: Bryson Distributing Accessories Unlimited Knitter’s Pride Shop finder The shawl in the video is […]

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Edge Tension

In this video I break down the steps to get good edge tension, and talk about the habits that can leave you with a less-than-perfect edge. The needles I use for demonstration are Knitter’s Pride Bamboo DPNs. The yarn I used for demonstration is Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky.

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Closing Gaps in Raglan Underarms

Gaps in your work are normal any time you’re changing direction in your knitting – including the underarms of raglan sweaters. But it’s an easy fix! You can find my Baby Shower Countdown eBook here. The Striped Cardi pattern can be found on its own here. The Sleep Sack pattern can be found on its […]

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DIY Tutorial – Handmade Bow

Not exactly a knitting video, but how I present knitted gifts! I mention the audio VeryPink Knits Podcast, which can be found here. If you’re looking for this same ribbon, I ordered some from here. That said, I ordered this ribbon in March, and it is now the end of May, and I still haven’t […]

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Stitch Markers, Ring Markers, and Marking a Stitch

In this video, I cover everything and anything you ever wanted to know about stitch markers. The Knitter’s Pride Platina circular needle set I use in the video can be found here. You can find more information about Knitter’s Pride needles from these retailers: Bryson Distributing Accessories Unlimited Knitter’s Pride Shop finder The shawl pattern […]

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Tips for a Nice Ribbed Cuff

In this video I put together several tips for making a nice ribbed cuff. The Knitter’s Pride Royale 16″ circular needle set I use in the video can be found here. You can find more information about Knitter’s Pride needles from these retailers: Bryson Distributing Accessories Unlimited Knitter’s Pride Shop finder The yarn I used […]

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Casting-On Without a Slip Knot

In this video we take a look at how using or not using a slip knot in your cast-on changes the look of your knitting, and I demonstrate how to cast-on without a slip knot in a couple of different long-tail COs. The yarn I use for demonstration is Spud & Chloe Outer. The needles […]

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Magic Knot

I recently put out a video called Three Options for Joining a New Ball of Yarn, and it was brought to my attention that I missed a fourth! The yarn I used for demonstration is Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky. My nail polish is by Julep, color “Evan”.

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Good Tension Between Knit and Purl Stitches

No loose spots! This is the little trick I use for making sure my tension stays even across a row with both knit and purl stitches. This video is sponsored by Eucalan, the wool soap I trust for all of my knits – I’ve used this fiber wash for years! Eucalan is available at many […]

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What’s Your Knitting Style?

Thrower, picker, flicker? In this video I briefly cover the six most common knitting styles, and the most common names for these styles. You can find more information about Knitter’s Pride needles, as well as retailers using these links: Bryson Distributing Accessories Unlimited Knitter’s Pride Shop finder The Knitter’s Pride Cubics needles I’m using can […]

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