Knitting Techniques

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Basketweave Knitting Stitch

How to Knit A Beautiful Basket Weave Texture + 3 Patterns

By Ashley Little

Venture away from your standard stitches and shake things up a little with basket weave knitting! A basketweave pattern creatively organizes simple knits to create a textured fabric that looks like a woven basket. Get the free tutorial from knitting expert Ashley Little.

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Beginner Knitter's Guide to PSSO

How to Pass a Slipped Stitch Over (PSSO)

By Ashley Little

If you saw "psso" in a pattern, would you feel a little bewildered by the abbreviation? Psso means "pass the slipped stitch over," and it's a simple technique once you learn it. In fact, it's possible you already used it and didn't even realize it! Take a closer look at psso, including one of the common ways to use it as a decrease.

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Free Fair Isle Knitting Patterns

Knit Colorwork That Wows! 10 FREE Fair Isle Patterns

By Ashley Little

If you want to make jaws drop with your knitting, Fair Isle is for you. This stranded colorwork technique is a favorite of independent pattern designers, who have dreamt up some stunning traditional designs and modern takes on the classic style. Oh, and the best part? They're sharing their patterns for free!

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