Make it your own!

Use ANY Machine, ANY Yarn, ANY Stitch Pattern ....

With any knitting machine, you can knit a baby blanket in a snap!
  • Knit it plain or choose ANY stitch pattern
  • Use up your leftovers for stripes
  • Use our Rectangle Calculator (or simple math) to determine how many stitches to cast on and how many rows to knit.
  • Use your swatch to KNOW if you have enough yarn.
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Swatching is NOT Optional!

If you don't swatch:

How do you know what size your knitting will end up?

How do you know how much yarn you need?

How can you POSSIBLY expect success?




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Never Run out of Yarn

Learn the Secrets

No Math Tool:
Yarn Estimator

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No Math Tool:
Rectangles and Squares

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Stitch Types and yarn Usage

Tuck, Lace, Slip, Stockinette ... Which Stitch type uses more yarn?

Using yarn from your stash? Sometimes choosing a different stitch pattern will stretch a limited amount of yarn.
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Taming the Curl

Many new knitters are surprised at how plain stockinette curls when it comes off the knitting machine.

This is the nature of knitting. Unlike hand knitting where the tension varies every time the knitter picks up the work, our machines create perfectly tensioned stitches every time. This makes the curl especially noticeable.

There are a few things that you can do to "tame" the curl.

Also many trims and edges can solve this problem.
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Looking for something different? - Blanket Binding

Knitters don't often think of putting a binding on a blanket, but this unusual technique can be adapted to add color, texture and interest to your design.




A knitted Binding might be just the added touch your project needs

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Finish the Edges of your blanket on the machine

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Subscriber Bonus: Crochet Trims for Knits eBook

Long-Time machine knitter and instructor, Jodie Raymond shares tips and techniques for using crochet with your machine knitting.

BONUS: Included in this book is an "easy swatch for machine knitters" If you struggle establishing a correct gauge in your machine knitting, try Jodie's method

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