Tutorial: Whip stitc

Tutorial: Whip stitc

The whip stitch is a useful seam to know. Although it does not create as strong of a seam as the mattress stitch, the whip stitch is an excellent ...

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Tutorial: Seaming

Tutorial: Seaming

Seaming pieces of knitting using the mattress stitch is an incredibly useful technique. Seams add stability and structure to knit garments, prevent...

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Tutorial: Cable cast-on

Tutorial: Cable cast-on

The cable cast-on is an incredibly useful technique, which allows knitters to cast-on more stitches in the middle of their knitting, or at the begi...

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Tutorial: Long-tail cast-on

Tutorial: Long-tail cast-on

One of the most common cast-on methods is surely the long-tail cast-on. The edge is stable, without being terribly stretchy, making it perfect for ...

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Elara Makealong Week 1: Single and Double Crochet

Elara Makealong Week 1: Single and Double Crochet

Note: If you missed the first post in our series and are brand-new to crochet, we recommend first reading our Chain Stitch tutorial, as this tutorial builds on skills learned in that post. One last note, we're using American Crochet terminology for these tutorials, and in-pattern for Elara—visit this page for a breakdown between UK and US crochet terminology, if you're familiar with the former.

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Elara Makealong Week 1: The Chain Stitch

Elara Makealong Week 1: The Chain Stitch

Welcome to the first of our Elara Pullover tutorials! When this pattern was published, we'll admit to being hopeful more knitters, or crafters who haven't tried it in a long time, might see crochet in nightshades and decide to give it a go. A warm thank you to everyone who reached out to us, in the hopes we'd be able to help explain some of the crochet basics, so they might be able to tackle this design. 

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nightshades 2019

The Nightshades 2019 collection is here Nightshades 2019 is here! A selection of texture-filled designs, eyelets, cables, ribbing, showcasing th...

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