Friday, January 30, 2015

Techniques for the Brownie Knits 2015 Block Blanket-Along

This video contains demonstrations of some of the knitting techniques used in the Brownie Knits 2015 Block Blanket-Along. To join in the #bkblanketalong, go to and join the Brownie Knits group. Each month a new free block will be made available for download in Ravelry and on All discussion of the blocks will take place in Ravelry and in the BrownieKnits YouTube video podcast.

Techniques covered in this video:

Long-tail cast

Continental Knitting and Purling (demo only; You do not need to knit continental to make the blanket.)

Reading charts

Knit through the back loop (ktbl)

Yarn over (yo)

Knit 2 stitches together (k2tog)

Knit through the front and back (kfb)

Slip 1 knit 2 together pass slip stitch over (sl1 k2tog peso)

Slip slip knit (ssk)

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