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The two row bind off creates a firm, non-elastic bind off which looks good on stockinette fabric, but even better on 1×1 ribbing. The BO edge ends up having eyelets which work perfectly for adding fringe to the edge of … Continue reading
When knitting socks toe-up you need to be mindful of how you start and end your socks. Your cast on needs to allow you to have a small circular stitch count – which you then increase to form your toe, … Continue reading
Afterthought heels are heels that get knitted into a sock after the rest of the sock has been knitted. You can just knit a tube and then decide where to put the heel and cut out stitches and add a … Continue reading
Today I’m going to talk about a cast on technique – the Picot Cast On! You may or may not have heard of this one, or maybe you’ve heard of it and haven’t done it before. Or maybe you use … Continue reading