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Purl One Through the Back Loop

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Purling through the back loop adds a little twist to a stitch. It is often used in twisted rib patterns or alongside cable stitches. You can also purl through the back loop to untwist mistakenly twisted stitches, but that looks a little different than the videos below.

Long Tail Cast On Tutorial

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Learn our go-to, favorite cast on! The long tail cast on makes a stretchy and forgiving edge and is one of the fastest cast on techniques (once you get the hang of it, anyway).

Stranded Colorwork Tutorial

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Stranded colorwork is when you use two colors of yarn in the same row or round. It's often used to make Fair Isle patterns (a traditional Scottish knitting style), but can be used for any two color pattern.