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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Bands for Hemmed Cardigans

Bands for Hemmed Cardigans Tutorial for Machine Knitting

5 tips for adding buttonhole and button bands to cardigans with hems. Learn techniques for professional finishing.

Hung Hem Basics

Hung Hem Basics Tutorial for Machine Knitting

The classic hung hem is the basis for many decorative hems that you will use. Use this technique for bands as well. This tutorial includes 3 methods of
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Bands, Belts and Straps

Bands, Belts and Straps Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Straps for a cami, decorative and functional belts, independent bands for edge finishing, included are instructions and tips for both single and double bed
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Cut n Sew - Bands in Pattern

Cut n Sew - Bands in Pattern Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Consider using fairisle, tuck, slip, or reverse stockinette for bands with texture and contrast.

Cut N Sew - Rolled Edge Band

Cut N Sew - Rolled Edge Band Tutorial for Machine Knitting

This is an easy to knit band that is neat and “formal” on both sides or the garment, encasing the neck edge, but the roll adds a casual look to a garment This
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Cut N Sew - Chained Edge Band

Cut N Sew - Chained Edge Band Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Using the chain cast on technique on both edges of the band adds a decorative finishing touch. This style of band is perfect for cut and sew shaping. But
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Cut N Sew - Beaded Band

Cut N Sew - Beaded Band Tutorial for Machine Knitting

After working a basic Cut ‘n Sew band, add a row of beads to decorate the neckband. There are as many possibilities for this technique as there are
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Faux Garter Stitch Bands

Faux Garter Stitch Bands Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Here's an unusual neck band technique that is great for highly textured stitch patterns like garter carriage and tuck stitch. Use reverse stockinette
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Introduction to Cut and Sew

Introduction to Cut and Sew Tutorial for Machine Knitting

The Cut ‘n Sew method of shaping is very useful for machine knitters. Don’t like to shape necklines? Use cut ‘n sew! Knitting in pattern, or
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In-the-ditch Buttonholes

In-the-ditch Buttonholes Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Here's a quick buttonhole that can be made with a minimum of fuss. This technique puts the buttonhole in the seam between the band and the garment for a tidy
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2 Step Buttonholes

2 Step Buttonholes Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Neatly add buttonholes to bands. This 2 step process takes a bit of time ... but it's sooo worth the effort!

Seaming Stitches to Rows

Seaming Stitches to Rows Tutorial for Machine Knitting

"Pick up the inside loop of the outside stitch" HUH? When picking up stitches along the side of your knitting, you have choices. Follow along as we
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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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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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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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Square Neck Mitered Band

Square Neck Mitered Band Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Decorative mitered bands add a beautiful finishing touch for a square neckline. Using decreases and short rows, this technique takes a bit of time, but is worth
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Reversible Band

Reversible Band Tutorial for Machine Knitting

This amazing band encloses the edge of your garment. Use it for cardigan bands, neckbands or anywhere you want both sides to look beautiful. No ugly bind off
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Scalloped Edge

Scalloped Edge Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Pretty, scalloped, firm edge that resists the dreaded stockinette curl. This tutorial covers scalloped hems and bands, walking you through the entire process
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Afterthought Scallop

Afterthought Scallop Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Added to the side of a knitted piece, this edge provides a firm base for a soft scallop. Perfect for the front opening of a cardigan. Eliminate the
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Crisp Rolled Edge

Crisp Rolled Edge Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Knitters spend a lot of time dealing with the edges of their knitting - especially the natural roll of knitting. Here's an easy technique that embraces
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Square Neck Mitered Band 2

Square Neck Mitered Band 2 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

After shaping the public side of the band, use short rows to shape a facing for your one-piece square neckline band.

Calculating Bands

Calculating Bands Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Calculating stitches for neckbands or front bands for cardigans is mysterious for many knitters. We are often instructed to “pick up 2 stitches for
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Calculating Armhole Bands

Calculating Armhole Bands Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Calculating armhole bands for vests and sleeveless sweaters is a bit different than calculating for a straight edge. There are 2 considerations:
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Vertical Bands

Vertical Bands Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Vertical bands for cardigan fronts are beautiful. This style of band is fast - no picking up stitches to form a separate band, but you do need to plan ahead
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One Piece Neckband Perfection

One Piece Neckband Perfection Tutorial for Machine Knitting

There are many methods for finishing necklines. Here are 2 band techniques that can be used for shaped or cut 'n sew necklines.Add a professional finish to
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V-Neck Bands

V-Neck Bands Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Knitting V-Neck pullovers shouldn't be intimidating. Watch as we shape a practice neckline and doubled stockinette band. Included are instructions for
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