Helping you be a better Machine Knitter

Loops at the edges

Loops at the edges
January 17, 2024
When you are knitting, the smallest things can sometimes get in the way.

See the "newbie" mistake I made that gave me a headache.

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Stripe Variation

Stripe Variation
December 26, 2023
Give stripes a unique look. Take a few extra measures to soften the color transition.

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Small wonder, Big Impact: The Humble Yarn Marker

Small wonder, Big Impact: The Humble Yarn Marker
December 18, 2023
Find out how yarn markers can save you time when you're knitting! These simple tools will help you finish projects faster by accurately measuring your swatch, identifying the center of pieces, and marking the edges for easier seaming

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Do you NEED a Scarf Pattern?

Do you NEED a Scarf Pattern?
December 15, 2023
No more looking for the right scarf pattern.

Get creative by making a one-of-a-kind scarf that shows off your style and personality.

Handpick the yarn, choose a beautiful stitch pattern, and create your own knitting instructions fast.

Discover three easy ways to make your own custom knitting pattern.

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Knit Hats Based on YOUR Skill Level

Knit Hats Based on YOUR Skill Level
November 14, 2023
Hats are one of the most satisfying things to make on a machine.

Knitting hats is a quick and easy way to keep your loved ones warm and improve your skills.

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Why guess at ease?

Why guess at ease?
November 7, 2023
When reading knitting patterns, have you ever been confused by the idea of "positive ease"?

Ease is a personal choice.
Discover why "pinching" doesn't work and the best way to design and knit sweaters that fit.

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DesignaKnit for Brother and Silver Reed Knitters

DesignaKnit for Brother and Silver Reed Knitters
October 3, 2023
It is vital to remember that different knitting machines work differently with DesignaKnit, and it is important to know these differences before purchasing the software.

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Machine Knitting is Hard

Machine Knitting is Hard
September 22, 2023
Do you make it harder than it needs to be to knit on a machine? Here are a few things to think about.

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A tale of 2 cowls

A tale of 2 cowls
September 15, 2023
Don't over-think it! Solve the mystery of stripe direction and stitch gauge by comparing these 2 cowl designs.
No matter which one you choose, the knitting is easy and the results are amazing!

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Silver Reed vs Brother Knitting Machines

Silver Reed vs Brother Knitting Machines
September 12, 2023
Throughout the history of home knitting machines, Silver Reed and Brother have been two of the most well-known names.
Both brands were sold all over the world under different names, but machines can now be grouped together based on how they were designed when they were first made.

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