Wet Blocking

Wet Blocking Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Wet blocking is a technique that many knitters don't consider. Join us as we explore 4 reasons to wet block instead of using steam.

Crochet Buttons

Crochet Buttons Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Have perfectly matched buttons by crocheting them from your garment yarn. Fast and easy, they add a fun touch ... especially for kids!

Zippers in Knitting

Zippers in Knitting Tutorial for Machine Knitting

I've never understood why some knitters freak out if you use the words zipper and knitting in the same sentence. Adding a zipper to a garment isn't hard and
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Finishing the Ruffled Heart Pillow

Finishing the Ruffled Heart Pillow Tutorial for Machine Knitting

With the front and back of your pillow knitted, join them together with crochet. Included are tips for finishing and examples of how we made our sample.

Crochet Corkscrew

Crochet Corkscrew Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Create corkscrew embellishments using basic crochet stitches. Great for kids hats!

Shoulder Seams

Shoulder Seams Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Joining shoulders seams on the machine creates a tidy seam and stabilizes the garment shoulders. This is the machine knitting version of the hand knitting
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Designer I-Cord Seams and Edges

Designer I-Cord Seams and Edges Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Add designer details to your garments with basic I-Cord accented seams and garment edges.

Raglan Seam Options

Raglan Seam Options Tutorial for Machine Knitting

There are many, many ways to add a decorative touch to raglan decrease seams. Make the seams the focal point of your sweater. Here are a few
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Show Off Seams 2

Show Off Seams 2 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Improve seams done when knitting in pattern. Tuck, slip, fairisle ... add a professional finish to your work.

Sew-as-you-go Tricks

Sew-as-you-go Tricks Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Getting neat joins when working sew-as-you-go can be challenging... especially when using the standard gauge machine. Here are 2 tricks that will help
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Band Perfection

Band Perfection Tutorial for Machine Knitting

When creating bands on the machine, which comes first the band or the garment edge? Watch as we experiment with 2 methods of joining ribbed bands to a garment
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Decorative Yoke Seam

Decorative Yoke Seam Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Add some interest when joining seams. Featuring our "waterfall" vest and duster, these techniques can add a designer touch to any seam

Setting In Sleeves on the Machine

Setting In Sleeves on the Machine Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Setting in set-in sleeves on the knitting machine is a popular way to get sleeves into armholes. It takes some practice to achieve perfection, but this
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Beautiful Knit Weave Edges

Beautiful Knit Weave Edges Tutorial for Machine Knitting

One little tip makes all the difference when working Knitweave. Learn how to create beautiful edges and a seaming stitch for finishing perfection.

Seaming Reverse Stockinette

Seaming Reverse Stockinette Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Using the purl side of our knitting as the "public" (right) side gives the appearance of garter stitch. This is referred to as reverse stockinette. The purl
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Kitchener Join (Grafting)

Kitchener Join (Grafting) Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Neatly join 2 pieces of knitting, stitches to stitches by grafting. More information about this technique can be found in the
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Kitchener Stitch on the Machine - Knit Side

Kitchener Stitch on the Machine - Knit Side Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Neatly joining pieces by grafting (or Kitchener stitch) is essential for all knitters. Doing it on the machine utilizes the needles to help make the perfect
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Kitchener Stitch on the Machine - Purl Side

Kitchener Stitch on the Machine - Purl Side Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Neatly joining pieces by grafting (or Kitchener stitch) is essential for all knitters. Doing it on the machine utilizes the needles to help make the perfect
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Sew As You Go

Sew As You Go Tutorial for Machine Knitting

There are times when sewing knitted pieces by hand just isn’t practical. Here’s a quick and easy method that can be used for blankets, kids wear or any
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Hairpin Lace Seam

Hairpin Lace Seam Tutorial for Machine Knitting

This decorative seam is very useful in joining 2 pieces of knitting. You must plan ahead and set up your knitting to be able to use this technique.
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Bickford Seams - The Flattest Seams Ever!

Bickford Seams - The Flattest Seams Ever! Tutorial for Machine Knitting

When knitting socks on the flatbed machine (or knitting them flat by hand) a seam is needed. You want this seam to be as comfortable as possible and still look
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Seaming Ribbing - Plan Ahead!

Seaming Ribbing - Plan Ahead! Tutorial for Machine Knitting

When seaming ribbed pieces, it is important that you plan ahead. A little planning will ensure that your seams match and are picture perfect every time!

Seaming Bands

Seaming Bands Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Machine knitters do not have the luxury of knitting neck bands or armhole bands in the round. A seam in the band is necessary. With a little thought (and a
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Seaming - Putting It All Together

Seaming - Putting It All Together Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Finishing - especially seaming can make or break a knitted garment. Here are 2 methods of seaming pieces together. Mattress stitch with 2 variations,
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Show-Off Shoulder Seams

Show-Off Shoulder Seams Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Why hide your shoulder seams? Use this decorative technique to add a designer touch to your next garmentThis technique was shared by long-time machine
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Button Band Finishes

Button Band Finishes Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Here are some decorative band finishes that can be used for button and buttonhole bands. Also included are 4 methods of securing a doubled band for a
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Streamlined Sleeve Seam

Streamlined Sleeve Seam Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Drop shoulder or modified drop shoulder sweaters can be fast, fun knits.

Here are a few tips to make them even faster!

Show off Seams

Show off Seams Tutorial for Machine Knitting

If you don't have enough needles to knit the width you need, consider adding decorative seams. These techniques are perfect for garments or
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Perfect Jog-less Stripes

Perfect Jog-less Stripes Tutorial for Machine Knitting

One simple trick when working mattress stitch will produce perfect stripe seams ... guaranteed!

Twisted Join

Twisted Join Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Join knitted panels neatly without sewing! This cable-look join is easy, adds dimension and style to your knitting. Great for machine knit afghans.

Heart Shaped Pillow Form

Heart Shaped Pillow Form Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Sew a pillow form in any shape. Don't settle for ready-made shapes ... create your own!