sampler baby blanketI love to knit baby blankets, and I like patterns that have fun details both for the knitter and the parents and child to enjoy.

This Easy Baby Blanket from The Things We Do is a lot of fun because …

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mitered shawl lion brandLion Brand Amazing yarn is a lot of fun, and I’m kind of in love with this Mitered Shawl knitting pattern that uses that pretty self-striping yarn.

Using mitered squares with multicolored yarn is an easy way to break up …

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magic sleeve jordana paigeI enjoy knitting sweaters and tops, but I will admit that I’m not a huge fan of knitting sleeves. For one thing, I always seem to knit one a few rows longer than the other, even when I’m counting carefully. …

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arm knit spring infinity scarfOne thing that bothers me a little about the arm knitting trend is that a lot of the projects tend to come out looking them same. They’re big, bulky scarves or cowls that may be great for winter but are …

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flower tote purl3agonyLooking for a quick stash-busting project that will also get some cheery flowers into your life? Check out this flower-embellished tote bag from blogger purl3agony.

This is a great way to cover up a logo (or a stain) on a …

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replace a sock heelKnit socks are a thing of beauty, and a thing that’s meant to be worn and enjoyed. But socks are under a lot of pressure, particularly in the heel and toe areas, so the odds are good if your socks …

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applied cable edgingRachael Rabbit has a great tutorial for working a continuous cable border on a knitting project that you’re going to want to grab soon. It will be available through the end of March, at which time she’s making it into …

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pi shawls knittingIt’s March 14, also known as Pi Day, so who could resist thinking about some pi-shaped (or pie-shaped?) shawls?

The most famous Pi Shawl is of course Elizabeth Zimmermann’s. Originally shared in her print newsletter, it’s been republished in …

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knit darling needle gauge chartI’m really interested in this bit of knitting geekery from Knit Darling, which is about knitting needle materials and how different needles — even those labeled as being the same size — can give you different gauge results.

She …

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arm knitting cast on tutorialThe arm knitting tutorials just keep coming! (See previous roundups here and here.)

This one is a photo tutorial series from Flax & Twine, which starts with casting on, then moves on to knitting, binding off and …

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knit microbesThe Glasgow City of Science is attempting to break a world record with a hygiene lesson later this month, but they need some help from knitters in order to do so.

The plan is to involve primary school students across …

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sewing zipper to knittingHere’s another great finishing tip if you’ve ever wanted to knit a cardigan and finish it with a zipper instead of buttons.

As Jennifer Raymond explains on the Jordana Paige blog, setting a zipper into a knit garment takes a …

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mattress stitchI love how my email swallows things. I had been saving a tutorial on mattress stitch from Tinking Turtle to share in my post on seaming during the finishing series, but I forgot about it/lost it in my email for …

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finishing schoolIt turns out I had a lot less to say about finishing than I thought I did, so if you have any questions or topics I didn’t cover let me know and I’ll get to them next week.

In the …

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knit buttonholeI admit to not being much of a cardigan knitter, and I stick with pretty basic buttonholes when I do need them, either doing a decrease or a bind off for however many stitches and then casting on stitches to …

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