Elongated Stitches (no ribber)

Elongated Stitches (no ribber) Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Easy open work stitch pattern that produces a light and airy fabric. Beautiful on both sides, it can be used for scarves, shawls or inserts.Look for the
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Elongated Stitches (double bed)

Elongated Stitches (double bed) Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Easy open work stitch pattern that produces a light and airy fabric. Beautiful on both sides, it can be used for scarves, shawls or inserts.Using the
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Anatomy of Pattern Stitches

Anatomy of Pattern Stitches Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Machine knitters have a wide range of pattern stitches available to add texture, dimension and color to their knitting. The basics are stockinette, tuck, slip,
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Taming Variegated Yarns

Taming Variegated Yarns Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Multi-color, variegated or space dyed yarns. Whatever you call them these yarns can be challenging for those who are fussy about the colors pooling (or
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Crochet-look Lace

Crochet-look Lace Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Open, lacy crochet-look sweaters are popular right now.Use your knitting machine to create your own breezy look! This tutorial covers faggotting stitch,
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Multiple Waves

Multiple Waves Tutorial for Machine Knitting

This is a hand-manipulated, lacy, openwork technique that can be done on any knitting machine, with any yarn. No punchcards or programming. It's reversible,
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More Elongated Stitches

More Elongated Stitches Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Worked on any machine, this openwork stitch pattern has many possibilities. Work large stitches by themselves or combine with other manual or automatic stitch
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Blister Stitch Tips

Blister Stitch Tips Tutorial for Machine Knitting

This is a "basic" knitting stitch, with practically unlimited variations. It is also known as Coin Stitch, Bubbles, Bricks, Blocks.Here are tips for success
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Lacy Waves

Lacy Waves  Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Interesting, textured, openwork stitch pattern that can be worked on any knitting machine. It is worked with a bridging technique and short rows.You may
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Design your own stitch patterns

Design your own stitch patterns Tutorial for Machine Knitting

When creating your own stitch patterns, it is critical to keep your gauge in mind. No matter what method you use, DAK, Pencil and Paper, Punchcards, your
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Waffle Stitch (Ribber)

Waffle Stitch (Ribber) Tutorial for Machine Knitting

A beautiful variation of 1x1 ribbing that's easy to knit with no automatic patterning or hand manipulation.

Single Row Stripes with Free Pass

Single Row Stripes with Free Pass Tutorial for Machine Knitting

For an interesting play on color, try one-row stripes! Use as an all-over pattern, or intersperse single rows of color here and there. This could also be used
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Plaiting on the machine

Plaiting on the machine Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Knit 2 strands of yarn together and let the machine position them so you view one color on one side of the knitting and the 2nd color on the other side of the
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Stitch Pattern with Every-Other-Needle

Stitch Pattern with Every-Other-Needle Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Modify a stitch pattern to be used when knitting over every-other-needle. Create the punchcard to mimic the original design, but only pattern over the needles
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Mix 'n Match Stitch Patterns

Mix 'n Match Stitch Patterns Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Successfully combine stitch patterns in the same piece. Watch as we add a lace yoke to a sweater front and end up with the correct dimensions for the piece.
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Color Block Cables

Color Block Cables Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Combining blocks of color with cables is a great way to add interest to your designs. Use for sleeves, yokes, pillows, blankets ... get creative!

Create Cables on the Machine

Create Cables on the Machine Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Cables are traditional favorites of knitters both hand and machine. 3 methods of creating a basic cable are covered. Which do you prefer? BONUS: Simple tip
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Fairisle: What Knitting Machines Do Best

Fairisle: What Knitting Machines Do Best Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Sometimes machine knitters over complicate things ... get back to basics and practice the built-in capabilities of your machine. Painless, stranded knitting, 2
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End Needle Selection on Brother Machines

End Needle Selection on Brother Machines Tutorial for Machine Knitting

When knitting in Fairisle, have you ever found long floats across the work from edge to edge? The culprit is the end needle selection. Learn what this is and
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Replay: Garter Stitch on the Machine

Replay: Garter Stitch on the Machine Tutorial for Machine Knitting

One of the first surprises for most new machine knitters is the fact that the humble garter stitch is problematic on the knitting machine. Because our
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PSSO Decorative Center Double Decrease

PSSO Decorative Center Double Decrease Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Borrowed from the hand knitting world, this textured, columnar stitch pattern with or without eyelets magically forms a scalloped edge. Use it in a single
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Zig-Zag Lace

Zig-Zag Lace Tutorial for Machine Knitting

A graphic eyelet zig zag pattern that can be varied in unlimited ways. Manually working the transfers isn't too difficult, although your lace carriage would
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Zig-Zag Lace Flags

Zig-Zag Lace Flags Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Based on a simple Zig-Zag Lace stitch pattern, this stitch pattern incorporates multiple
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Radiant Eyelet Lace

Radiant Eyelet Lace Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Beautiful hand manipulated lace - 12 row repeat with only 2 manual stitch transfer rows per repeat.
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Linen Stitch on the Knitting Machine

Linen Stitch on the Knitting Machine Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Linen stitch is a beautiful way to add texture to your knitting. For hand knitters, there are many variations on this ever-popular stitch pattern.
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Lifted Lace

Lifted Lace Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Here's a beautiful lace that can be worked on any machine. A little hand manipulation does the trick for a loose, open fabric. If you don't have a
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Garter Stitch - RTR

Garter Stitch - RTR Tutorial for Machine Knitting

RTR (Remove, Turn, Rehang) is a technique that reverses the knit and purl stitches on the machine. It can be used to create turning rows, or decorative garter
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Tuck Lace on a Manual Machine

Tuck Lace on a Manual Machine Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Tuck with needles out of work (tuck lace) is a beautiful technique that can be worked on any knitting machine. Keeping needles out of work combined with tuck
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Cheat Sheets for Hand Manipulation

Cheat Sheets for Hand Manipulation Tutorial for Machine Knitting

With non-patterning machines and any time you want to work a hand manipulated stitch pattern, there's usually a lot of counting of needles involved. Here are
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Timesaving Tips for Hand Manipulation

Timesaving Tips for Hand Manipulation Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Get inspired to work a some hand manipulated stitches on your next project. Included are mini-cables, using cheat sheets and 2 methods for re-forming columns of
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Seed Stitch Tool

Seed Stitch Tool Tutorial for Machine Knitting

In hand knitting, seed stitch is a popular way to add texture to your knitting. The combination of alternating knit and purl stitches creates a lovely
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Playing with Pintucks

Playing with Pintucks Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Pintucks are a simple way to add dimension to your knitting. Multi-color pintucks, graduated pintucks, garter pintucks, eyelet pintucks. The possibilities are
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Honeycomb Smocking Stitch

Honeycomb Smocking Stitch Tutorial for Machine Knitting

This honeycomb smocking stitch looks complicated, but it's really not difficult to do. Combine needles out of work, slip stitches and a little hand
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Hybrid Intarsia - Method 1

Hybrid Intarsia - Method 1 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Knit multiple colors in a row without an intarsia carriage. Combine hand manipulated stitches and the speed of the knitting machine to create beautiful
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Hybrid Intarsia - Method 2

Hybrid Intarsia - Method 2 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

For machines without an intarsia carriage, use the hold setting to knit more than 1 color across a row with minimal or no floats.

Yarn Bobbins for Intarsia

Yarn Bobbins for Intarsia Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Control those strands when knitting in intarsia. 2 quick (and inexpensive) ways to make your own yarn bobbins.

Brother Lace Carriage

Brother Lace Carriage Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Brother Standard Gauge machines offered a separate lace carriage to automatically transfer stitches to create eyelets and lace patterns.Combined
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Lace: Multiple Stitch Transfers

Lace: Multiple Stitch Transfers Tutorial for Machine Knitting

k2tog (knit 2 together) is commonly used to create sections of lace. Explore transferring multiple stitches in different directions to create k2tog. Both manual
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Lace: Multiple Stitch Transfers Part 2

Lace: Multiple Stitch Transfers Part 2 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

A beautiful lace technique is to transfer stitches so the transfers are worked a few stitches away from the eyelet they create. This technique combined with
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SSK | YO | k2tog | PSSO

SSK | YO | k2tog | PSSO Tutorial for Machine Knitting

k2tog, ssk, psso, yo. How do these hand knitting terms translate to machine knitting? Whether you are hand manipulating lace on your machine or you are
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Fine Lace on Brother Machines

Fine Lace on Brother Machines Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Fine Lace is a technique that is available with the Brother standard gauge machines with a lace carriage. Fine Lace provides fabulous texture. It can
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Double Eyelet Lace

Double Eyelet Lace Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Unusual stitch transfer sequences create this simple, but beautiful lace pattern. The secret is breaking the rules by having 2 eyelets side by side,
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Openwork Slashes

Openwork Slashes Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Inspired by a designer hand knitting garment by Anne Thompson, this technique creates one row, open slashes in the middle of a knitted piece. They resemble
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Punchcard Basics

Punchcard Basics Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Automatic patterning with punchcards can seem almost magical. Let's dispel some of the mystery, learn the basics and take steps to punchcard machine mastery.

Identify Punchcards

Identify Punchcards Tutorial for Machine Knitting

"I have a stack of cards and don't know what they are for". Learn how punchcards create stitch patterns and identify different cards and their uses

Slip Stitch on Non-Patterning Machines

Slip Stitch on Non-Patterning Machines Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Add beautiful texture to your knitting with pattern stitches created by skipping (or slipping) over pattern needles. Punchcard and electronic machines
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Slip Stitch on Brother Machines

Slip Stitch on Brother Machines Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Slip stitch is one of the basic techniques that can be worked on any machine. Hand manipulated or worked with automatic patterning, there are many, many uses
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Slip Stitch on Silver/Singer/Studio Machines

Slip Stitch on Silver/Singer/Studio Machines Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Slip stitch is one of the basic techniques that can be worked on any machine. Hand manipulated or worked with automatic patterning, there are many, many uses
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Tuck Lace

Tuck Lace Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Want open texture without stitch transfers or a lace carriage? Think Tuck Lace! Want a beautiful all-over texture on any machine? Think Tuck Lace!
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Knitweave Without Brushes

Knitweave Without Brushes Tutorial for Machine Knitting

If your knitting machine doesn't have weaving brushes, you can still work knitweave. You can achieve the same results by manually weaving the
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Knitweave

Knitweave Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Weaving on the knitting machine can produce beautifully textured fabric. Here's a fun way to use small amounts of novelty or luxury yarns on your machine knit
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