Hand-Manipulated Stitches for Machine Knitters

Archive for July 2016

More Thoughts on The Right Yarn….

Last time I wrote about choosing yarns that knit on the “sweet size” for your machine and I thought I would spend a few more words on the topic before I move on to something else. Bear with me. I do a lot of sampling and playing with new yarns before I commit to a…

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Yarn and Stitch Size, what’s a girl to do?

I get a lot of emails and Craftsy class questions about stitch size and which yarns are appropriate for what machines. These are important questions because, coupled with the auto tension (see blog 6/5/16), stitch size and yarn choices account for a lot of the problems that beginning machine Knitter’s encounter. Stitches form the same…

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