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Picking Up Stitches the "Pretty Way" Kathy, aka Grumperina

Picking Up Stitches the "Pretty Way" Kathy, aka - Grumperina - This link says the account has been suspended. hopefully, it will be restored at some point because I would like to learn how to pick up stitches the pretty way!

FANTASTIC!  Interesting set-up for socks. You do the top of the foot first, then a short row toe, and finally you work the bottom of the sock in stockinette picking up stitches along the edges. Hoffnungangestrickt by steffilinden, via Flickr..

Interesting set-up for socks. You do the top of the foot first, then a short row toe, and finally you work the bottom of the sock in stockinette picking up stitches along the edges. Free pattern on ravelry

No Wrap - Short Row Heel

No Wrap, No Gap Short Row Heel Tutorial

Original post on Ravelry with link. This is a tutorial on No Wrap Short Row Heels for socks. You can use this heel top-down or toe up, and can also be used as a toe.

Fish Lips Kiss Heal...I haven't tried this because I'm not a huge fan of toe up socks but I thought it would be interesting to check out at a later date :)

Fish Lips Kiss Heel pattern by Sox Therapist

Make leg-warmers using only knit and purl stitches.

How to Knit Leg Warmers Easy

Knitting and crocheting both use yarn to create fabric but the two methods differ and produce different results. It's important to be aware of the differences between knitting and crochet before deciding which method to use for a project.

Very neat knit blanket binding - great instructions from Whits Knits at the Purl Bee

Edging on a baby blanket. Whit's Knits: Bulky Baby Blankets - The Purl Bee - Knitting Crochet Sewing Embroidery Crafts Patterns and Ideas!

Brioche stitch, a pretty way to knit stripes without constantly changing colors..

Brioche Stitch: Brioche in the Round - Knitting Tutorials: Decorative Stitches - Knitting Crochet Sewing Embroidery Crafts Patterns and Ideas!

Awesome Cat's Eye Cast On Tutorial! Really big close up photos and many clear steps to achieve this pretty cast on.

Awesome Cat's Eye Cast On Tutorial! Really big close up photos and many clear steps to achieve this pretty cast on. Eyelet Cast-On Tutorial

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