Andi Satterlund
Andi is a movie-obsessed designer who first learned to knit when she was 13. She writes about all things knitting related at Untangling Knots.
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    How to Knit a Lace ShrugKnitting laceshrug final 01 sms
    Try your hand at knitting complex lace with this cute shrug pattern.Read More…
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    How to Make a Knit TieKnitting tie final 02 sms
    Knit ties are back in style, and what could be better than a hand-knitted one? This tie is cleverly made using the double knitting technique.Read More…
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    How to Knit an Easy Baby BlanketKnitting babyblanket final sms
    This color-blocked blanket is relaxing to knit and makes a gorgeous gift for a new baby. Read More…
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    How to Knit a Lace Elastic BeltKnitting belt thumb
    Give lace a try and make this fun, vintage-inspired knit belt. Read More…
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    How to Knit a BraceletPreview knitting bracelet final01 lg
    Knit projects don’t have to be warm winter wear! When combined with some cute hardware, lace and cables can be used to create unique accessories, like this bracelet. Read More…
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    How to Read Knitting PatternsPreview knitting headband colorworkrow lg
    Learning to read knitting patterns can be a little daunting, especially when they look like they’re written in another language. Take on any pattern with this ultimate guide to understanding knitting patterns.Read More…
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    How to Knit a Reversible Cabled ScarfPreview knitting scarf final2 50kb
    Snuggling up in a hand-knitted scarf is the best way to beat the cold. This cabled scarf is as fun to wear as it is to make.Read More…
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    Knitting Fundamentals: How to Knit Short RowsKnitting shortrow final 400
    Short rows are a popular way to add shaping smoothly and seamlessly. Perfect for everything from sock heels to sleeve caps, short rows are a useful technique for knitting perfectly fitting projects.Read More…
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    How to Knit a Bulky Cowl ScarfKnitting cowl final 03 400
    A lacy, bulky cowl scarf on big needles can be a fun, fast knit that’s perfect for when you realize you need some warm winter accessories or a last-minute gift. This pattern features panels of lace and ribbing, and the finished cowl is long enough to loop around your neck twice.Read More…
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    Knitting Fundamentals: How to Pick Up StitchesKnitting pickupsts final 400
    One of the best things about hand-knitting is the ability to create an entire project seamlessly, but in order to avoid having to use seams to attach those delightful details like neck bands and button bands, the art of picking up stitches from vertical and horizontal edges needs to be mastered. Although picking up stitches can be a frustratingly slow process, it’s a surprisingly simple technique.Read More…
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    How to Knit an Easy BeanieKnitting beanie cuffed final 400
    A fun-to-knit beanie pattern will serve a knitter well during the winter season. Not only are beanies a great way to keep warm, but hand-knit hats are easy to make and always popular gifts. This beanie can be worn cuffed for a classic look or slouchy in a trendier style, so it’s the perfect hat for anyone. The textured stitch pattern keeps things interesting while you’re knitting, and it adds an attractive detail to the hat without being too flashy or feminine.Read More…
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    How to Knit a Cropped Sweater for WinterKnitting pullover final thumb 400
    Put your knitting skills to work and make this cute color-blocked pull-over with playful scalloping. The body is knit seamlessly from the top down, and the sleeve stitches are picked up around the armhole and shaped using short rows. Its cropped length makes this sweater a relatively quick knit, and it creates a flattering silhouette when worn with a full skirt.Read More…