Entries for month: January 2014

Why Scrap and Ravel?

Starting your knitting with waste yarn and ravel cord is a machine knitting staple technique.  

Protect your tools (and get organized)

"Take care of your tools and they'll take care of you" ~Dad    tools for machine knitting

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What is Double Bed Jacquard?

Double bed jacquard (DBJ) is a ribber technique that allows you to work multi-color knitting without any long floats on the back.  It is basically full-needle rib (all needles in work on both beds) with multi-color fairisle worked on the main bed.

Here are some tips for getting started with double bed jacquard:


Yarn too thick for your machine? - try this!

Sometimes the yarn you choose is just a bit too thick for your machine. I don't mean trying to knit worsted weight yarn a standard machine!


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