Category Archives: Tutorial

Triangle Crescent shaped Shawl

How to create 3 different Shawls from one Triangle Crescent Shawl Pattern

I love triangle crescents, but not everyone does. Therefore I will show you today how you can use this triangle crescent pattern with charts and make it into a triangle shawl or crescent shawl, whichever you prefer, at no extra pattern costs. Interested? Let’s dig into the details. Continue reading How to create 3 different Shawls from one Triangle Crescent Shawl Pattern

7 Tools, 9 Techniques, Fun with Lace

7 Tools and 9 Techniques for Success and Fun in Lace Knitting 2017

UseOver the years I have used different techniques while knitting lace. Recently I had a discussion about useful tools and techniques and useless. During the discussion I found out, that some of my techniques were  unknown to others and vice versa. Always trying to make lace knitting more fun to you I searched around for more tips, listed below what I used and what others found helpful. Enjoy.

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Garter Tab Cast On

Tutorial: Garter Tab Cast On

Garter Tab Cast On - Pick UpI love to use the garter tab cast on in my shawls. This cast on leads to a lovely and even border at the cast on edge for a triangular top-down shawl if the border is worked as a two-stitch-garter throughout the pattern.

This article will show you two options to do the garter tab cast on and explains when and where to use it.

Additionally at the end of the post: How to modify the border tab cast on to use it for a top-down crescent shaped shawl too.

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Bind Off with a Crochet Hook - Step 8

Tutorial: Bind Off using your Crochet Hook for Chain Stitches

This blog post shows you with lots of pictures how to bind off your knitting project using your crochet hook to create chain stitches.

You are looking for a tutorial which works without a crochet hook? Check out “Tutorial: Bind off using the knitting needles for Chain Stitches“.

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Crochetlike Bind Off with your Knitting Needles - Step 10

Tutorial: Bind off using the Knitting Needles for Chain Stitches

This blog post shows you with lots of pictures how to bind off your knitting project using your knitting needles to create chain stitches. Therefore you can do the bind off without a crochet hook.

You are looking for a tutorial to use a crochet hook? Check out “Tutorial: Bind Off using your Crochet Hook for Chain Stitches“.

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