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Knitting Gems Volume 1 DVD

Knitting Gems Volume 1

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Lucy Neatby's Knitting Gems Volume 1

Do you want to step up your knitting to the next level?  The Gems series covers a range of invaluable techniques to expand your knowledge to new horizons!
Knitting Gems Volume 1 includes the one-row buttonhole, applied edges, cords, braids, bobbles, a bunch of picot stitches, as well as a troubleshooting tutorial on twists, kinks and bias.
Two hours of Lucy's superlative instruction--like having private lessons!  Lucy is simply the best video teacher out there.
Applied Edges
Knitting-up stitches using a dpn; Applying an I-cord edge; Comparison of methods; Going around an exterior bend; Going around an interior bend; Applying a Garter edge (A) ; Knitting from right needle to left; Applying a Garter edge (B)
Buttonhole Essentials
Regular v. one-row holes; One-row self-reinforcing; Eyelet; Enlarged eyelet; For a 2 x 2 rib (purl side); For a 2 x 2 rib (knit side)
I-Cord Basics
Slipping or sliding? Why is I-cord circular? Range of sizes (2 - 5 stitch); Laddering-up larger tubes; I-cord perfect graft
Cords, Braids and Bobbles
Tube stitch; Screw-thread I-cord; Ribbed I-cord; Purl I-cord (with beads); I-cord edged Garter stitch; Twisted cord; Bi-coloured I-cord; Bi-coloured braid; Balanced bobble: the increase; Working right to left; Bobble: balanced decrease; Purl-faced bobble
Presenting the Picot Family
Picot cast-on; Varying picot lengths; At the beginning of rows; Mid-row (Lambstails); Bind-off
Twists, Kinks and Bias
Winding a skein; Reconditioning wool: Spritz; Reconditioning wool: Washing; Reconditioning wool: Steam; Knitting kinky!; Releasing twist; Balanced / unbalanced yarns; S and Z twists; Testing for unbalanced yarn; Biasing in a one-ply yarn; Kinky needles; Turbo needles; Felting a bag

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