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Knit 101


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Learn to sew with different types of knit
When learning how to sew, knit can be intimidating for beginners. Professor Pincushion takes out the mystery of knits so you can tackle them with ease.

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    knit is a type of fabric that has a lot of variety with different looks and different degrees of stretchiness. Each type of knit has its strengths and its weaknesses but that’s what allows you to use one type of knit to create something like a t-shirt or use another type of knit to make a leotard.

    If sewing with knit fabric is still intimidating and a mystery for you, then you’ll want to check out this tutorial called Knit 101. This video is ideal for knit newbies (and not so newbies) because we cover a great deal about what knit is and what makes it so great to work with. We use some real pattern examples from McCall’s to demonstrate different types of knit and which ones work best with which pattern.

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