Circular (Tubular) Knitting

Circular (Tubular) Knitting Tutorial for Machine Knitting

If you have a ribber, you can set your machine to knit in the round and eliminate seaming tubular pieces.
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Fun with Flat Ribs

Fun with Flat Ribs Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Do you love the look of both knit and purl stitches? Do you love the look of ribbing, but don't need or want the stretch? Maybe your yarn isn't suited
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Fun with Flat Ribs Part 2

Fun with Flat Ribs Part 2 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Flat ribs are a serious knitter's staple technique. Follow along as we challenge you with 6 different flat rib configurations. You can view images all
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Swatching on the Double Bed

Swatching on the Double Bed Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Swatching for a double bed fabric is the same as swatching single bed fabrics.The goal is to mark a specific number of stitches and rows in the middle
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Ribber Weights on the Floor?

Ribber Weights on the Floor? Tutorial for Machine Knitting

When you are knitting longer pieces like scarves and blankets, you will reach a point where the ribber comb and weights will hit the floor. It's
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Setting Up Your Ribber

Setting Up Your Ribber Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Watch as we attach our ribber. Yours may be different, but the concepts are the same. It's easy, don't be intimidated by confusing instructions translate from
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Troubleshooting Tips - Ribbing

Troubleshooting Tips - Ribbing Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Oops! Mistakes happen ... practice ripping out rows, re-positioning the carriages and fixing jammed carriages when knitting with your ribber.

Matching Ribber and Main Bed Tension

Matching Ribber and Main Bed Tension Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Your main bed tension dial shows 1-10 and your ribber tension can be set 1-8. The goal is to have perfectly matching ribbed stitch fabrics, with even stitches
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Half Circular | U-Knitting

Half Circular | U-Knitting Tutorial for Machine Knitting

This variation of Circular (tubular) knitting leaves one edge open and creates a very wide fabric. Imagine knitting a piece that is double the width of your
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Transfer without a Double Eye Needle

Transfer without a Double Eye Needle Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Does your double-eye needle play hide-and-seek? Here's an alternative method of transferring stitches. Once you get the hang of this, you might find it to be
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Ribber: Full vs Half Pitch

Ribber: Full vs Half Pitch Tutorial for Machine Knitting

The concept of pitch and half pitch when positioning your ribber in relation to the main bed is an important one. Understanding the difference
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Rescue Ribbing Oops

Rescue Ribbing Oops Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Oops! You've dropped a few ribber stitches or dropped the work from the machine. All may not be lost. Watch for tips for rehanging ribbing after a disaster.

Provisional Knitting

Provisional Knitting Tutorial for Machine Knitting

When knitting socks and mittens in the round, you may want to add and "afterthought" heel or a thumb opening. Using provisional stitches lets you safely leave
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Twisted Ear Warmer

Twisted Ear Warmer Tutorial for Machine Knitting

A rectangle, a little twist, an invisible seam and Voila! A fast 'n easy, fun, Twisted Ear Warmer for winter wear.

Wire Weight Hanger (7 Hanger)

Wire Weight Hanger (7 Hanger) Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Wire weight hangers AKA 7 weight hangers are invaluable for adding additional weight to the edges when knitting with the ribber.

2x2 Ribbing Edge Bind Off

2x2 Ribbing Edge Bind Off Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Work a neat bind off along the edge for armhole or necklines when working in 2x2 rib.

Double Bed Bind Off

Double Bed Bind Off Tutorial for Machine Knitting

How to bind off when working full needle rib, double bed jacquard, tuck rib or any double bed fabric. Use basic skills for a professional finish.

Easy Ribber Bind Off

Easy Ribber Bind Off Tutorial for Machine Knitting

This is an easy bind off, finished on the machine, that requires no hand sewing with a tapestry needle to complete. This tutorial assumes that
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Easiest, Best Ribber Cast On

Easiest, Best Ribber Cast On Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Casting on with your ribber can be intimidating. Have you followed the instructions with your machine and not been happy with the results? Are there too many
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3 Perfect Ribbing Cast Ons

3 Perfect Ribbing Cast Ons Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Have you ever been disappointed with 1x1 ribbing cast on? Here are 3 ribber cast on methods that are sure to please. Includes the "Broken Toe" cast on and
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2x2 Ribbing Cast On

2x2 Ribbing Cast On Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Have you struggled with casting on for 2x2 rib? There are a lot of steps involved and knitting machine manuals can be confusing.Let's walk through the steps
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Full Needle Rib Cast On Techniques

Full Needle Rib Cast On Techniques Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Full Needle Rib Cast on is the basis for starting many ribbed fabric techniques. Learn 2 methods plus a tip for a perfect edge.

2x2 Half Pitch Rib Cast On

2x2 Half Pitch Rib Cast On Tutorial for Machine Knitting

2x2 half pitch ribber cast on produces a beautiful rib that doesn't pull in as much as standard 2x2 ribbing and is softer to wear. The cast on is a combination
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Ribber E-Wrap Cast On

Ribber E-Wrap Cast On Tutorial for Machine Knitting

For a quick, stretch cast on, try e-wrap on both beds. This one is a little tricky, but many knitters love it.

Loopy Ribber Hem

Loopy Ribber Hem Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Simple 2 row trim, transferring stitches from the main bed to the ribber to create a delicate, lacy (loopy) edge.

Corrugated Rib on the Machine

Corrugated Rib on the Machine Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Hand knitters work a 2 color ribbing that they call corrugated rib. The knit stitches are worked in color A and the purl stitches are worked in color
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Lacy Ribber Hem

Lacy Ribber Hem Tutorial for Machine Knitting

8 rows - easy main bed transfers and Voila! A beautiful, feminine hem

Double Bed Pintucks

Double Bed Pintucks Tutorial for Machine Knitting

A nice edge on cuffs or the bottom of a jacket. Knitting full needle rib pintucks is a snap! One carriage setting and you can add texture and interest to your
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Experiment with English Rib

Experiment with English Rib Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Is your ribber just gathering dust? Can you knit 1x1 rib? With just one small change, you can knit this beautiful, textured, wide fabric.Soft and
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100% Reversible Scarf

100% Reversible Scarf Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Use the full needle rib (FNR) technique to create a striped, reversible scarf. This tutorial includes tips for changing colors without a color changer, hiding
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Drop Stitch Rib

Drop Stitch Rib Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Here is a pretty, openwork stitch pattern that isn't as hard as it looks. Knit a fairly basic 3x2 rib, but drop a few stitches here and there ....
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Cable Eyelet Ribbing

Cable Eyelet Ribbing Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Adapted from a hand knitting pattern, this is a beautiful combination of knit and purl stitches, eyelets and cables. 2 methods are demonstrated, one
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Checkerboard Stitch Pattern

Checkerboard Stitch Pattern Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Creating this classic knit and purl checkerboard pattern isn't difficult. Watch as we use the ribber and a little hand manipulation to create it. This is a
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2x2 Ribbed Lace

2x2 Ribbed Lace Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Take plain 'ol 2x2 ribbing and make it fabulous with a bit of hand manipulation

Racking Magic

Racking Magic Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Make magic with your ribber! Choose a few select needles - put some needles out of work, and push the technique of racking to its limits.Create this
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Fisherman Rib

Fisherman Rib Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Fisherman rib is a comfortable, stretchy, wide fabric that is simple to knit! Can you knit 1x1 rib? Then you can create this surprising, reversible fabric.

Racking with Flat Rib

Racking with Flat Rib Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Examine the basics of racking with a simple pattern worked in flat rib. Learn the settings for your machine. This will start you on a journey of discovery
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Mini Cables with the Ribber

Mini Cables with the Ribber Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Quick 'n easy, these mini cables can add fun texture to your project

Pintucks and Patterns

Pintucks and Patterns Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Combine pintucks on the ribber with stitch patterns for beautiful texture

Racked Lace

Racked Lace Tutorial for Machine Knitting

A simple needle arrangement, a bit of racking and you'll get a beautiful open-work, lace-like fabric

Flat Rib Zig Zag

Flat Rib Zig Zag Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Take racking to an extreme for this amazing zig-zag beauty

Ribber Zig-Zag Lace

Ribber Zig-Zag Lace Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Reversible! Full Needle Rib, Racking and Tuck ... fabulous!

Long Stitch aka Half Milano

Long Stitch  aka Half Milano Tutorial for Machine Knitting

One simple carriage adjustment and you'll create an interesting texture with elongated stitches on one side. This technique is the basis for other ribber stitch
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Shaping in 1x1 Ribbing

Shaping in 1x1 Ribbing Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Shaping in 1x1 ribbing shouldn't be intimidating. Take time to practice these simple techniques and you'll soon be an expert!

Sleeves in the Round

Sleeves in the Round Tutorial for Machine Knitting

With a ribber you can quickly knit tubes of fabric. Increases and decreases for shaping can also be worked while knitting in the round. Watch as we explore
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1x1 Ribbing Increase Techniques

1x1 Ribbing Increase Techniques Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Here are 2 methods for increasing when knitting 1x1 ribbing. Which do you prefer?

Full Needle Rib Decreases

Full Needle Rib Decreases Tutorial for Machine Knitting

The methods for decreasing full needle rib are quite straightforward. Will you be seaming the edge? Do you want both the public and private sides to look
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Full Needle Rib Increases

Full Needle Rib Increases Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Here are 3 methods of increasing when working double rib or full needle rib. Good - Better - Best which one do you prefer?

1x1 Ribbing Decrease Techniques

1x1 Ribbing Decrease Techniques Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Here are 2 methods for decrease when working in 1x1 ribbing.

2x2 Full Fashion Ribber Decrease

2x2 Full Fashion Ribber Decrease Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Working full fashion decreases for 2x2 ribbing creates a beautiful edge. Practice shaping with ribbing and don't hesitate to use ribbed fabric for garment
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2x2 Full Fashion Ribber Increase

2x2 Full Fashion Ribber Increase Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Working full fashion increases in 2x2 ribbing creates a beautiful edge. Practice shaping with ribbing and don't hesitate to use ribbed fabric for garment
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2x2 Ribbing Simple Decrease

2x2 Ribbing Simple Decrease Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Working a simple decrease when knitting 2x2 ribbing is fast ... but do you like the results? Compare this simple decrease technique to the full fashion decrease
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2x2 Ribbing Simple Increase

2x2 Ribbing Simple Increase Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Work increases in 2x2 ribbing with minimal muss and fuss. Apply this technique to 3x3, 5x5 or any rib setup.

Short Row Decreasing in 1x1 Ribbing

Short Row Decreasing in 1x1 Ribbing Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Short Row Increasing in 1x1 ribbing

Short Row Increasing in 1x1 ribbing Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Get familiar with short rows while working on the double bed. 1x1 shaping is a great place to start. Learn the technique and examine the wraps for perfection

Short Rows in Full Needle Rib

Short Rows in Full Needle Rib Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Work short row shaping (partial knitting) while knitting full needle rib. Even though all the needles on both beds are in work, don't be intimidated by this.