Knit Smarter, Not Harder: 5 Short Row Techniques for Effortless Shaping

NEW YouTube video is out. Revealing 5 short row techniques! 

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🔍 What You’ll Learn:

1️⃣ Wrap & Turn (W&T) Method: Master the classic wrap and turn technique for seamless shaping in your knitting projects.

2️⃣ German Short Rows: Discover the elegance of German short rows, perfect for creating beautifully smooth transitions.

3️⃣ Japanese Short Rows: Unravel the secrets of Japanese short rows and achieve flawless shaping with minimal bulk.

4️⃣ Shadow Wrap Short Rows: Explore the versatility of shadow wrap short rows and add a touch of sophistication to your designs.

5️⃣ Twin Stitch Short Rows: Delve into the world of twin stitch short rows and unlock endless possibilities for shaping and texture.


Crochet coin purse on a grey background

Learn to Crochet a Coin Purse – YouTube Tutorial!

Exciting news for all crochet enthusiasts! I have just released a YouTube tutorial on how to crochet a coin purse with a metal kiss frame that you’ll love. You can also use it as a crochet mini bag by attaching a strap.

Often I release a video first and write a blog post after. I want to let you know about fresh content as soon as it comes out even if it is an only video.

In this video, I break down the process into simple, easy-to-follow steps, perfect for beginners and seasoned crocheters alike. Plus, we’ll show you some cool tips and tricks along the way.

Ready to get started? Click here to watch the tutorial now and crochet your own purse today!

Happy crocheting!

Unravel the Secrets of Knitting Success! 

I remember my first knitting project. It was supposed to be a chic sweater. Spoiler alert: it turned into disaster. Why? Because I leaped in without a plan, armed only with enthusiasm and a pair of needles.

Like many of you, I’ve struggled with patterns that felt like complex code, chosen yarns that were more “wishful thinking” than “right choice,” and ended up crafting garments better suited for a quirky art exhibit than everyday wear. Sound familiar?

But here’s the twist: I transformed my knitting blunders into wearable things. And you can too!

Introducing the “Knit Your Wardrobe Summit” Online Webinar!🌟 I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be joining as one of the featured speakers! 🎉

Event is organized by Hortense – Knitting with Chopsticks

I invite you to join us for this game-changing, FREE 4-day virtual journey (February 1-4), where we will uncover the mysteries of knitting, stitch by stitch. Whether you dream of a cozy sweater, a sophisticated cardigan, or a statement piece that screams ‘you,’ this is where your journey begins.

✨ Learn from 20+ knitting experts. ✨ Master the art of selecting the perfect yarn. ✨ Decode patterns like a pro. ✨ Knit garments that fit you perfectly, every time.

This isn’t just a webinar; it’s the start of your fashion-forward knitting journey. Say goodbye to “knitting mishaps” and hello to a wardrobe filled with self-made wonders.

Spaces are filling up faster than you can drop a stitch! 🏃💨

Click to reserve your spot in the “Knit Your Wardrobe” webinar and turn your knitting dreams into a runway reality!

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