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Short-row Technique | This makes a virtually invisible set of increases to shape socks or a garment | Excellent photo tutorial

Short-row Technique | This makes a virtually invisible set of increases to shape socks or a garment | Excellent photo tutorial

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A Neater Way to ssk

Have you noticed that k2tog looks neater than ssk? Try this little trick to see if it neatens up your ssk stitches a bit. The traditional ssk: slip as if to knit, slip as if to knit. Place your lef...

BusyHSMom has a very clever method of starting at the center of a piece -- a few rows of I-cord make a temporary start in disposable yarn. After you have a comfortable start, the original "belly button" vestige comes off and you thread the starting tail through the first few loops to close the center. Good clear photo tutorial, yay!