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Magic Knot 1. Pull both working and joing yarns to pull the knots together. 2. Trim the excess ends of yarn as close as possible. 3. Give a good test pull to both ends of the yarn to make sure it holds. 4. Continue crocheting. The knot should be invisible in your work.* ༺✿ƬⱤღ✿༻

Cro-tatting ( here it's called 'japanese needle tatting - however for me it's staying cro-tatting with double ended hook ❥Teresa Restegui❥

Norwegian Cast-on: My favorite cast on method when knitting a pair of socks. A cast on that is a bit more stretchy than the long tail cast on. ♥♥L...

GREAT way to use up odds/ends of yarns ... and as Stacey Trock mentioned, you have not only a lovely quilt, you've got all the memories of the projects done with the oddments!

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DIY: Dutch-Style Knit Throw

Pattern for a knit throw blanket in a cool black yarn that is actually "comprised of midnight blue, forest green, and gray tweed to add a little dimension to the black color". Would love to make this and use this yarn.

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Penpal Hat KAL: Part 2

How to make a magic knot to join yarn (for a new color or if you run out) ! Just did this for my sweater right in the middle of a row and you can't even tell!

Twisted German Cast-on. Great casting on tops of knit socks, gloves, where you need a stable but stretchy edge. Easy if you already know Long-Tail Cast-on.