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How to make Perfect Pom-Pom using Clover Pom-Pom Maker

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How to make Perfect Pom-Pom using Clover Pom-Pom Maker

This post contains affiliate links. If you love the pattern and want to make one, you can simply make the purchase through my link. Thank you for your support. More information please see my policies. Everyone loves Pom-Pom. How do you make pom-pom for your kniiting or crochet project. By hand? It's hard to control the size and wasting a lot of yarn by trimming to the desired shape. By making your own template? It's not worth the time. I'm using Clover Pom-Pom Maker to make pom-pom for all my knitting and crochet project. It's inexpensive and available in Joann,...

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Learn to Knit - Cast On

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Learn to Knit - Cast On

To start a knitting project, the first thing you need to do is to cast on. Choosing the right cast on technique for you project can take your knitting to a whole new level. Here are some of my favorite cast on methods and the situation they applied to. (If you want to know more about cast on and bind off, I highly recommend this book. Cast On, Bind Off by Cape Sease It's a perfect reference book to look up the cast on and bind off technique for your knitting project. ) 1.Cable Cast on This is always the...

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Knitting Stitches - STOCKINETTE STITCH

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Knitting Stitches - STOCKINETTE STITCH

The stockinette stitch (or stocking stitch in the UK) is one of the basic stitches when you learn to knit. It's so basic that most patterns won't explain it. You might see Stockinette Stitch abbreviated in a pattern as St st. The stockinette stitch is formed by one row of knit stitches, one row of purl stitches. It has a right and a wrong side, depending on the intend design. The right side is typically the side with 'v's and the wrong side is the side with waves. How to: Row 1, knit Row 2, purl repeat row 1&2 for...

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Knitting Tips - Edge Stitch

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Knitting Tips - Edge Stitch

Which edge stitch should I choose fo my knitted pieces? Here, I will show you some examples about the edge stitch. 1. Knotted Edge It's also called garter stitch edge. It's good for side seam, because the bumps of the stitch help you line up the row. This is the edge I used for most of my sweater pattern. But the stitch would make the seam a little bumpy. Knotted edge in garter stitch: Knit the first and last stitch in each row Alternatively, depending on the pattern the first and last stitch can be purled. 2. Seam Edge It's...

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