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Loom Knitting: Weekend Shawl Pattern
When I got my first set of knitting looms in 2004, I had no clue how to use them and at that time I couldn't find much information.  There was one little sheet of paper in the set of Knifty Knitters that explained how to do the ewrap stitch and how to cast ...

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Loom Knitting: Make a simple afghan or blanket
I'm going to explain how to make your own pattern for an afghan or blanket using a knitting loom.  These directions will work no matter what size you are making or what yarn and loom you are using. Start by picking your yarn and loom.  Do a swatch, to deter...

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Loom Knit Stitch: Andaluz - Andalusian
I found this stitch on Pinterest and after doing some research I can not really find anything written in English with any information.  I typed ‘Andaluz’ into Google translate to come up with the name ‘Andalusian’.  This may be wrong. This is a double knitt...

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Loom Knit Stitch: Barra Inglesa Simulada - Simulated English Bar
I found this stitch on Pinterest and after doing some research I can not really find anything written in English with any information.  I typed Barra Inglesa Simulada into Google translate, which gave me Simulated English Bar.   This is a double knitting st...

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Loom Knit Stitch: Croque
I found this stitch on Pinterest and after doing some research I can not really find anything written in English with any information.  I typed ‘Croque’ into Google translate, which gave me ‘crunches’.  I did find a few references to Ponto Croque, which Goo...

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Spring Cleaning: Kitchen Organization
I took a whole day to work on the deep cleaning of the kitchen, pulling the stove and refrigerator out to clean under and behind them, but while I was at it I decided there were a few areas that needed just a little more organizing. Here are the before and ...

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Spring Cleaning: Getting Started
Over the next few weeks I will be posting about spring cleaning tasks.  We all hate it, yet we all know that it must be done.  I like to think that I'm a clean person all year long... but pull out my stove or refrigerator and I'm absolutely horrified at the...

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Ask Mary: How to Translate Needle Knitting Pattern to Loom Knitting
Q:  Can I use needle knitting patterns for loom knitting?  If so how? A:  The short answer is yes, needle patterns can be used for loom knitting.  It isn't overly difficult to translate the pattern, but to cut down on the frustration of it not looking right...

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Knitting Loom Gauge and Size
Using the correct gauge loom for a certain project and yarn can make all the difference in the world how the finished item will look when done.  I encourage you to make notes for yourself when you make gauge swatches, so that you don't have to constantly re...

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Ask Mary: Can I make this?
Something I get asked a lot is if a certain item can be crocheted, knitted or loom knitted.  Usually there is an accompanying picture, but not always.  Most of the time it is either a crocheter wanting to make something that was knitted or a knitter wanting...
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