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Learn to Knit

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Illustrated Learn-to-Knit Instructions

Before you start ...
1. Casting On
2. The Knit Stitch (Garter Stitch)
3. The Purl Stitch
4. Ribbing
5. Stockinette Stitch
6. Binding Off(casting off)
7. Making a Gauge Swatch
8. Joining New Yarn
9. Recovering a dropped stitch
10. Unraveling Stitch by Stitch
11. Avoiding Extra Stitches
12. Increasing
13. Increasing - Making a Simple Increase (knitting into the front and back of a stitch)
14. Increasing Between a Stitch ('Make One')
15. Increasing - The Yarn Over Increase
16. Decreasing
17. Decreasing - Slip, Slip, Knit (SSK/SSP)
18. Decreasing - Knit/Purl Two Together (K2tog / P2tog)
19. Slipping Stitches Purlwise and Knitwise
20. Making a cable
21. Knitting into the Back Loop/Front Loop
22. Purling into the Back Loop/Front Loop
23. Finishing / Sewing pieces together
24. Weaving in Ends
25. Three needle bindoff
26. Picking up Stitches
27. Knitting with two strands together
28. Duplicate Stitch
29. Grafting (Kitchener Stitch)
30. Left-handed Knitting
31. Knitting with Ruffles Yarn
32. Knitting on Circular Needles
33. Knitting I-Cord
34. Folded Picot Edge
35. Fair Isle Knitting
36. Backwards Loop Cast On
Styles of Knitting

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