How to Carry Yarn Up for Stripes

Amy P demonstrates carrying yarn up the side of a knitted piece in this short video. Use this technique to knit Jeanie, a free sweater knitting pattern from Berroco.

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German Short Rows

The German short-row technique sounds a bit tricky when you read the instructions, but they're actually very easy to work and yield nearly invisible short rows. Many knitters have used this method to work the Mrs Watson Shawl by Martina Behm. 
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Mrs. Watson

Crochet Chain Provisional Cast-on

Learn how to work a crochet chain provisional cast-on. This type of provisional cast-on technique can be used in any pattern that calls for starting with a provisional cast-on, including working garter stitch tabs for shawl knitting patterns.

How-to: Picot Cast-on

Learn how to create a unique edging with the picot cast-on used in Marth Wissing's Greenwood Shawl knitting pattern. This video also demonstrates how to work the knitted cast-on method as part of the overall technique.

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Greenwood Shawl