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Provisional Cast On Tutorial

 

Learn how to do a provisional cast on with this lovely tutorial from Paola Albergamo. You can use this tutorial to help you complete the Boccioli Infinity Scarf from the April 2017 issue of I Like Knitting. Enjoy!

Take a length of waste yarn longer than the length of the finished CO, to comfortably hold all

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Jan Brown’s Knitting: Business, Charity, and Hobby All in One

Full-time United Kingdom knitter Jan Brown has some of the best customers around: dogs. Through her business Knitted with Love, Brown creates handmade sweaters, neck warmers, and entire outfits for furry friends around the world, especially those in need. Inspired by her passion for greyhounds, Brown doesn’t just sell her knit items—she also donates them

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Firefighter Set KAL: The Final Patterns

Today is the day when all the firefighting accessories will join the vest and hat from last time: an adorable Dalmatian, a squirting hose (just yarn, not water), and a soft but realistic axe. This set is the perfect way to bring your child’s playtime to life, and I’m sure the anticipation has been high

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Firefighter Set KAL: Vest and Hat

Welcome back to the Knit Along party! Today, we’ll be working up the vest and hat. Soon, your little one will be fighting fires with all the necessary equipment and a helpful little Dalmatian.

Gauge:

16 sts and 28 rows= 4” [10 cm] in St st on larger needles (for clothing pieces)

12 sts and 20 rnds

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Firefighter Set Knit Along

Knitting is fun, and knitting together is even better! Today, we’re going to start our newest Knit Along: The Firefighter Set from Jessica Anderson. This time, we’ll gather the materials and in the next two posts, we will create an outfit and all the essential gear for your firefighter.

Here’s how the designer Jessica described her patterns:
“Toddlers

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How to Knit the Broken Rib Knit Stitch

Hi, this is Jessica from Mama In A Stitch blog and today I’d like to show you how to knit the “broken rib” stitch. This is a super easy pattern that you can try once you’ve got knit and purl mastered.  If you’re a beginner wanting to stretch your skills just a bit, this is

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Super Scarf Pattern

At I Like Knitting, we have seen that the popularity of scarves has stayed strong throughout 2016, so the innovation has continued. The Craft Yarn Council and its thriving community of passionate yarn experts have created a template for a magnificently colossal scarf that—literally—dwarfs regular scarves. This collaboration has resulted in I Like Knitting’s version

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