Tuesday Tips

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Photo and video knitting tutorials from my "Tuesday Tips" blog posts. Follow for interesting how-tos and tricks.

Tuesday Tip - How to Measure Without A Ruler - Patty Lyons

Tuesday Tip - How to Wind a Center Pull Ball of Yarn - Patty Lyons

5 Ways to Improve Yarn Tension - Patty Lyons

that's right, GAUGE. See I'm not scared of you, I'll say it again (gauge). Today we'll reveal 5 secrets of stitch gauge.

In part 3 of our weaving in ends saga, today we look at using your yarn tail for good (not evil). How to close the gap in knitting!

CLIP DE TAIL -- Finishing can make or break your project. In our continuing series on weaving in ends, we turn our attention to how to clip the tail.

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Tutorial (Tuesday Tip) Archives - Patty Lyons

Weaving in Ends - skimming

Tuesday Tip: Weaving In Ends Skimming - Patty Lyons

5 secrets of row gauge

Ah row gauge. Explore the 5 secrets of row gauge, and never be a bad sweater victim again!

How to Fix a Hole in Knitting

Tuesday Tip - How to Fix a Hole In Your Knitting - Patty Lyons

How to Seam Garter Stitch

Finishing and seaming is one of those things that can stop a knitter in their tracks. In this month's Tuesday Tip we look at how to seam garter stitch.

How to do a Chimney Graft

Tuesday Tip: Chimney Graft This has to be the BEST thing I've seen on joining knit pieces together! I can't figure out the Kitchner Stitch to save my life!

Gauge swatch Cast On

A too tight cast on and bind off is one of the many ways our gauge swatch can LIE to us. In this month's Tuesday Tip learn my Gauge swatch cast on!

Tuesday Tip: How to Measure Crossback Brooklyn Knit Chick Blog :: Patty Lyons | Knitting Teacher

For a set in sleeve to fit you well, it's all about the shoulder to shoulder measurement. Today's Tuesday tip is how to measure cross back.

Tuesday Tip - How to measure armhole depth

Nothing makes a sweater more uncomfortable or sloppy looking than the wrong armhole depth. Today's Tuesday tip is how to measure armhole depth.