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Technique links

Postby Blackdog » Fri Feb 27, 2009 6:27 pm

Some useful links for different more general techniques

The Knitting Fiend with lots of calculators etc

Knitting Helpa favourite for techniques

Yarndex for yarn comparisons

Adding a zip

Knitting short rows in the round

Working out squares for Afghans


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How to do Combined Knitting




How to set in a sleeve
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Re: Techinque links

Postby knit_knut » Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:42 pm

There are a couple of sites with great tutorials on steeking. I haven't tried it yet on a garment, but I've used these sites to teach myself the process using a sample square that I knit specifically to steek. (I'm a bit chicken to take scissors to my actual knitting - LOL!)

Eunny Knits Steeking Tutorial

Kidsknits Steeking Tutorial
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Re: Techinque links

Postby Traxia » Wed Mar 18, 2009 10:02 pm

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Re: Techinque links

Postby ContinentalCat » Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:23 am

Tutorial on set-in sleeves and calculator for set-in sleeves:

Tutorial on sleeves and sleeve caps

Calculator for set-in sleeves

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Re: Techinque links

Postby Ruby2007 » Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:50 am

What a brilliant thread! Many thanks theyre ALL useful xxx

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Re: Techinque links

Postby Billie » Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:25 pm

Found this great way to avoid needing to weave your ends in at the end of the project:

http://sockpr0n.blogspot.co.uk/2006/10/ ... tting.html

Bad title I know but the tutorial shows how to weave the ends of yarn in as you knit along, rather than leaving it till the end. Made my brain itch for a while but I think I see where they are going with it and its a great idea. Will need to practice along with it. Shame they didn't do a video of the technique, think it would have been clearer.

Thanks to Techniques thread in Ravelry for this and lots more sites of tutorial interest :)

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Re: Technique links

Postby phoen » Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:14 am

Many thanks ! All links are useful!
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