How to Knit German Short-Rows

How to Knit German Short-Rows

by Kathleen Cubley October 22, 2019 1 min read 0 Comments

Kelley Hobart from Alpaca Direct shows you how to knit German Short-Rows, also known as the double-stitch short-row. These are excellent for sock heels or anytime you need to use short-rows. We love them because they are nearly invisible on the finished project, and they're so easy to work.
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Knitter's Pride Karbonz Circular Needles Review

Knitter's Pride Karbonz Circular Needles Review

by Kelley Hobart February 28, 2019 2 min read 0 Comments

We are excited to be carrying the Karbonz circular needles made by Knitter's Pride.

I am using sock yarn Karbonz circular needles in size US #1 40 inch, and a pattern called Isabella D’Este found in The Knitter’s Book of Socks which I have checked out from our local library.

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Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off

Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off

by AD Staff February 20, 2019 1 min read 0 Comments

In this video tutorial Kelley shows you how to create this super stretchy, springy, and satisfying bind-off for the top of your socks.  This cuff will keep your socks from being too tight and leaves you with a very clean, finished edge. 
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sock knitting - graft the toe

Sock Knitting: Learn A Better Way to Graft the Toe

by Kelley Hobart April 07, 2017 2 min read 0 Comments

Lose the "donkey ears" on your knit socks! We all love our gorgeous sock yarn, and we want our sock knitting patterns to look great. Here's a better way to graft the toe of a knitted sock, which results in a smooth finish.
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Knitting Tutorial: How To Fix A Split Stitch With a Duplicate Stitch

Knitting Tutorial: How To Fix A Split Stitch With a Duplicate Stitch

by Kelley Hobart March 29, 2017 3 min read 0 Comments

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Twin Sweaters and Booties with Madelinetosh Yarn

by 6 March 19, 2014 1 min read 0 Comments

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Finish Free Baby Jane Booties

Finish Free Baby Jane Booties

by Kelley Hobart October 25, 2013 1 min read 0 Comments

Get the Finish Free Baby Janes Pattern (Click Here)! Our wonderful accountant Melanie was just blessed with a new Grand Baby. Addison was a 10 pound bundle of Joy! Grandma has been knitting fast and furious trying to knit her grand baby a wonderful reversible baby blanket from 100% Superwash merino wool.
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Come One, Come All to the Greatest Deal of All!

by 3 January 23, 2013 2 min read 0 Comments

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