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Eyelet Rope Stitch

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The eyelet rope stitch is a combination of a few different techniques that combine to give a faux cable look. It combines slipping stitches, passing over, and yarn overs. If you're not already familiar with these techniques, you might want to check out our tutorials on them individually before learning how to combine them.

Make One Purlwise

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A make one purlwise is the purl equivalent of a regular make one, and has two variations as well: make one left purlwise and make one right purlwise.

How to Know What Weight Your Yarn Is

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How to Know What Weight Your Yarn Is

Wondering what weight that mystery ball of yarn is that's been in your stash for years? Or maybe the label for a yarn you just bought doesn't tell you if it's a sport or DK or worsted? How can you know what weight a yarn is without a label or a person telling you?

Knitting Ribs

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A knitted rib is a stitch pattern combining knits and purls to make vertical stripes of each stitch. The most common ribs are 1 x 1 and 2 x 2, but there are dozens of variations.

Adding New Yarn

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Adding new yarn is most often used when you need to add another skein of the same yarn to continue a project, but it's also the same technique if you need to add a different yarn or color.