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Easy-to-master knitting for kids. Instructions for casting on, knitting and casting off to knit basic squares that can be made into pillows, a scarf and a vest. A stocking cap can be made by knitting a rectangle.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1987 (v.65#11) pg. 100

Avoiding holes when using short rows as a method of controlling the shaping of your knitting. Uses of short rows include shaping sloped shoulders, inserting darts, shaping shawl collars, etc.
CAST ON #25 Winter 1989 (v.9) pg. 30

Mastering the "make one increase" (M1), one of the most invisible ways to add one or more stitches to the number of stitches you already have on your needle.
CAST ON #25 Winter 1989 (v.9) pg. 32

Slipped stitches using Japanese symbols. How to interpret and execute the four different slipped stitch symbols ("V" symbols) used in knitting diagrams.
CAST ON #26 Spring 1990 (v.9) pg. 10

Combining flat and circular knitting when making sweaters using a "make 1" (M1) stitch and vertical weaving. Especially useful when combining hand knitting with machine knitting, or when an intarsia pattern appears in the body.
CAST ON #26 Spring 1990 (v.9) pg. 15

Shaped backgrounds for cables and other decorative motifs. Utilizes the concepts of "Front Cross" and "Back Cross".
CAST ON #26 Spring 1990 (v.9) pg. 26

Mastering the "lifted increase right" and "lifted increase left" stitches. Useful when increases are to be made evenly spaced across a row.
CAST ON #26 Spring 1990 (v.9) pg. 42

Knitted buttonholes. How to make a hole in knitted fabric which will function well with the chosen button, but not be noticed.
CAST ON #27 Summer 1990 (v.9) pg. 26

Perfect bobbles. How to interpret the knitting symbol for bobbles and execute the stitches necessary.
CAST ON #27 Summer 1990 (v.9) pg. 34

Mastering the "yarn over" technique. Used in lace and eyelet patterns, for decorative increasing and in numerous texture patterns.
CAST ON #27 Summer 1990 (v.9) pg. 42

Circumventing seams. Ground rules for converting traditional flat knitting instructions to circular knitting instructions.
CAST ON #28 Fall 1990 (v.9) pg. 12

Diamond cables with twisted stitches. How to interpret and knit these patterns from symbols (in place of abbreviations).
CAST ON #28 Fall 1990 (v.9) pg. 24

Twined knitting. A Swedish knitting technique (tvaandsstickat) is produced by knitting with both ends of a ball of yarn. Looks like stockinette stitch, but the fabric is thicker, firmer, warmer and more durabale than a stockinette stitch fabric.
CAST ON #28 Fall 1990 (v.9) pg. 42

Mastering the use of a U-shaped double-pointed needle called a "cable needle" to knit a cable pattern.
CAST ON #28 Fall 1990 (v.9) pg. 44

Knit it on. How to attach an added section (panel) to a knitted garment using knitting rather than sewing.
CAST ON #29 Holiday 1990 (v.9) pg. 24

Honeycomb cable motif. Interpreting and knitting this pattern entirely from symbols.
CAST ON #29 Holiday 1990 (v.9) pg. 31

Mastering the "k2 tog", a right slanting decrease technique.
CAST ON #29 Holiday 1990 (v.9) pg. 52

Mastering the "sl2 knitwise, k1, p2sso" double decrease technique.
CAST ON #30 Winter 1990 (v.9) pg. 44

Cable compensation. An explanation of how adding cables changes the size of a knitted garment. How to modify a pattern to accommodate the cables.
CAST ON #30 Winter 1990 (v.9) pg. 48

How to knit and crochet ruffles.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #78 Dec 1980 (v.7#6) pg. 15

Basic knitting stitches and techniques.

Basic knitting techniques are described and illustrated.
HANDMADE Jul-Sep 1981 (v.1#2) pg. 34

Converting knitting instructions to crochet.
HANDMADE #16 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 34

General information including a guide to abbreviations, needle and hook conversion charts, charts of body measurements for pattern sizes and information on adjusting sizes.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1978 (v.23#1) pg. 32

Knitting knacks. Tips on measuring, marking, raveling, joining a new strand of yarn, sewing seams, making duplicate stitches in embroidery, picking up a dropped stitch, sewing in sleeves, crocheting an edge on knitting, and blocking the finished work.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1978 (v.23#1) pg. 64

How to knit.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1980 (v.25#1) pg. 147

Two pages of knitting basics. Covers standard techniques and their abbreviations as used in directions, measuring gauge, duplicate stitch embroidery and hints on assembling a garment.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1989 (v.34#2) pg. 52

Tips on how a beginning knitter can expand their skill levels.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1989 (v.34#3) pg. 18

How to do European "continental-style" knitting.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #89 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 54

How to knit the diagonal garter-stitch square.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #91 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 50

How to work the seed or moss stitch.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1979 (v.2#3) pg. 8

Knitting for children. Some tips.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1983 (v.6#2) pg. 3
Correction NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1984 (v.7#1) pg. 53

A needlework primer: How to knit and crochet from charts.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1984 (v.7#5) pg. 20

Kids knitting. Illustrations show how to cast on, knit and bind off. Includes seven projects kids can knit.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #115 Summer 1998 (v.29#3) pg. 53

A look at the history of the Aran gansey, the cabled and the trellised knitting patterns of the Aran Islands. Includes instructions for knitting the horseshoe cable, the four-rib braid, the loose five-rib braid and the Aran braid.
SPIN-OFF 1979 (v.3) pg. 56

Technique for reversible two-faced knitting.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1983 (v.7#1) pg. 40

Techniques for producing handspun knitwear that lasts. Covers fiber preparation, spinning, plying, and knitting.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1983 (v.7#2) pg. 49

How to knit from a paper pattern.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1984 (v.8#4) pg. 23

Tips on teaching children how to knit.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1986 (v.10#2) pg. 42

Chart of Australian yarn-ply, needle size and knitting gauge for American knitters. Explains how to wrap yarn around a ruler to approximate gauge.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1988 (v.12#1) pg. 58

Knitting instructions for a pattern stitch that resembles feathers.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1989 (v.13#1) pg. 43

The "Traveling Stitches" of Bavaria, mini-cables worked over two, three or four stitches without the aid of a cable needle. General technique described. Three charted patterns furnished.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1989 (v.13#4) pg. 21

Tips for knitting with handspun yarn. How to estimate gauge and choose the appropriate needle size.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1995 (v.19#3) pg. 28

"Drooping Elm Leaf" knitting pattern.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1995 (v.19#4) pg. 44

Tips for knitting with small amounts of leftover yarn.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1996 (v.20#1) pg. 50

A knitter's companion. A guide to yarn sizes, knitting needle conversion chart, yardage estimates for typical weights and styles, crochet hook conversion charts and sweater ease allowances.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1996 (v.20#2) pg. 94

Texel wool, the fleece and three yarn and swatch samples described. Includes instructions for knitting the Fancy Lozenge pattern, the Irish Knot and the Aircell Blanket Stitch.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1996 (v.20#3) pg. 10

Superfine merino. A comparison between spinning raw fleece and commercial top. Includes instructions for knitting Pendants, Little Shells, and Fancy Scalloped Edging patterns and for Lacy Scallops crochet pattern.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1997 (v.21#2) pg. 38

Hampshire sheep, their fleece and how to work with it. Yarn and swatch details on three samples. (1) Three-ply yarn knitted in a Tangled Cables pattern. (2) Three-ply yarn knitted in Gull Wings pattern. (3) Combed fiber, spun worsted-style and plied for hooking.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1998 (v.22#1) pg. 48

Tunis sheep, their fleece and its qualities. Three yarn and design samples described. (1) Three-ply yarn knitted in four-stitch cable. (2) Two-ply yarn crocheted in shell stitch. (3) Two-ply yarn knitted in a lacy Madeira Mesh Diamond pattern.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1998 (v.22#4) pg. 44

A turn for the better. Variegated yarn and short rows for better knitting. Two different short row patterns furnished.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1999 (v.23#3) pg. 57

Stripe-reducing knitting stitches for variegated yarns.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1999 (v.23#3) pg. 60

How to add couvettes (large sequins with off-center holes) as you knit or crochet. They are not sewn on, but are knitted or crocheted as an integral part of the fabric.
THREADS #1 Oct-Nov 1985 pg. 60

A guide to the basic shaping methods in knitting for anything that isn't a square or a rectangle. Instructions show how to knit a sock heel as a learning exercise. Accompanying insert gives instructions for knitting a woman's bobby socks in a cloverleaf eyelet rib.
THREADS #2 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 28

Three tips from a knitting seminar. (1) A method of casting-on that produces a firmer edge. (2) Counting rows. (3) Knitting a ribbing that will match row-for-row when pieces are joined.
THREADS #3 Feb-Mar 1986 pg. 32

Knitting with colors, a painter's approach to yarns and patterns. Suggestions for choosing yarns and handling a large number of colors using either the intarsia and knitting-in method.
THREADS #3 Feb-Mar 1986 pg. 69

Tip: Use scraps of yarn as markers in knitting.
THREADS #4 Apr-May 1986 pg. 8

Easy striped knits. A technique for bias stripes knitted in a basic garter stitch. Includes instructions for a place mat and a scrap-yarn afghan, with suggestions for other items that can be made from bias-striped knitting.
THREADS #4 Apr-May 1986 pg. 54
Added Info THREADS #7 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 8

Avoid tangled yarns in working Fair Isle patterns by knitting back and forth on the same side of the fabric, no matter what kind of stitch is being used. Technique can also be used when working on a large item that is difficult to turn after every row.
THREADS #6 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 12

Tip: How to minimize the color "patches" effect that occurs when knitting with variegated yarns.
THREADS #6 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 12

Tip: How to knit so that the difference among dye lots is minimized.
THREADS #6 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 12

Re-creating Swedish knitting patterns that were designed by Bohus Stickning in Stockholm. Charts are furnished for five patterns that are worked in simple stitches.
THREADS #6 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 35

Methods for multicolored knitting. How to manage multiple strands.
THREADS #6 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 40

Wisp-stitch knitting technique produces plush, textured rugs, wall hangings and pillows.
THREADS #7 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 8

Tip: How to knit a label from the same yarn used in the garment.
THREADS #8 Dec 1986-Jan 1987 pg. 8

Fair Isle knitting. An introduction to traditional methods of stranded-color knitting in the round. The history is reviewed along with a basic description of the techniques. Specific techniques used in gansey knitting are described, along with instructions for designing a traditional Fair Isle gansey in a basic sweater shape. Two pages of charts for traditional patterns are included.
THREADS #8 Dec 1986-Jan 1987 pg. 44

An exploration of the yarn-over stitch and its variations.
THREADS #10 Apr-May 1987 pg. 38

Two tips for easier knitting on circular needles.
THREADS #11 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 4
Added Info THREADS #12 Aug-Sep 1987 pg. 4

Tip: How to manage yarn twisting in multicolor knitting projects.
THREADS #11 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 8

Putting knitted pieces together. Basic assembly methods are covered, along with six seams for knitted sweaters.
THREADS #11 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 45

Tip: How to adjust a knitting pattern for a size 12 petite.
THREADS #12 Aug-Sep 1987 pg. 6

Tip: Definition of old-time knitting terms "narrow" and "fagot".
THREADS #13 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 6

Tips for starting and ending yarns in knitting or crocheting in a way to make a nearly invisible join.
THREADS #13 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 10

How to cast on and knit in the Scandinavian double-strand, double-knit technique that allows each side of the work to be a different color.
THREADS #14 Dec 1987-Jan 1988 pg. 6

How to knit invisible buttonholes in the purl part of a k1, p1 rib.
THREADS #14 Dec 1987-Jan 1988 pg. 10

Tip: Handsew around buttonholes in a knitted item, using one or two plies from the yarn used to knit the garment.
THREADS #14 Dec 1987-Jan 1988 pg. 10

How to randomize the patches produced by variegated yarn or different dye lots by using three balls of yarn and the hopsac stitch.
THREADS #14 Dec 1987-Jan 1988 pg. 10

Aran knitting, its history and instructions for making a traditional long-sleeved pullover sweater. Includes knitting instructions for rope cable, double cable, reverse double cable, wave cable, honeycomb cable, honeycomb stitch, OXO cable, moss stitch diamond, moss stitch diamond trellis, fivefold Aran braid, ribbed cable, wishbone cable, openwork fan, bobbles, and Irish knots.
THREADS #14 Dec 1987-Jan 1988 pg. 50
Added Info THREADS #15 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 4
Added Info THREADS #16 Apr-May 1988 pg. 4

Tip: How to slip a stitch so that it will work off flat in the next row, with no twists to cause irregularities.
THREADS #15 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 8

Knitting a perfect rib. Covers planning and choice of needle size. Emphasis is on techniques for cast-on and cast-off. Drawings illustrate several cast-on techniques (two-strand, Channel Islands, alternate cable, single-rib Japanese crochet method and tubular cast on for both single and double rib). Three cast-offs are also illustrated (decrease and tubular methods in both single and double rib).
THREADS #15 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 46
Correction THREADS #17 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 10

Two techniques for making smooth rounds of circular knitting with no perceptible joins.
THREADS #16 Apr-May 1988 pg. 10

Technique for quickly binding off a piece of knitting worked with heavy or irregular yarn involves substituting a crochet hook for one knitting needle.
THREADS #16 Apr-May 1988 pg. 10

Knitting on the Faeroe Islands. A look at the islands' sheep-raising and wool types, along with Faeroe knitting which incorporates stranded patterns and is knit in the round. Charts are furnished for ten pattern motifs and general instructions are given for knitting a pullover sweater. Insert describes how to knit footlets that are worn in the house or inside boots.
THREADS #16 Apr-May 1988 pg. 50

The use of short rows in knitting as a shaping technique. Tips on a method of wrapping the turning stitch so no hole is left.
THREADS #17 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 37
Added Info THREADS #18 Aug-Sep 1988 pg. 4

Tips on knitting a gauge swatch.
THREADS #19 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 6

Use a size smaller needle on the purl side of stockinette stitch for a more even knitting.
THREADS #19 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 8

How to rip back many rows in stockinette stitch so ripping will stop at the right place and all stitches will be aligned.
THREADS #19 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 10

Weatherproof knitting. Basic techniques of producing dense fabric by using knit 1, slip 1. Includes instructions for producing a similar slip-stitch fabric on a knitting machine. Covers techniques for the use of color when knitting in this technique. Includes details for charting slip-stitch fabric and for producing several color motifs (horizontal stripes, vertical stripes, checkered dots, wave stripe, and rows of flowers).
THREADS #19 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 32

Tip: Photocopy proportional knitting graphs onto Mylar sheets You can then create multicolor designs using washable markers.
THREADS #20 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 4

Tip: How to avoid the "dog-leg" problem in circular knitting.
THREADS #21 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 8

Tip on how to get an even gauge when knitting a two- or three-color pattern.
THREADS #21 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 10

Tip: A knitting technique that allows use of any yarn scraps long enough to do one row. Produces a dense Bird's Eye-, diaper-patterned fabric.
THREADS #22 Apr-May 1989 pg. 4

Textured knitting on circular needles. How to convert wrong-side rows in a straight-needle pattern to their right-side equivalents.
THREADS #22 Apr-May 1989 pg. 64
Added Info THREADS #23 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 4

Tip: How to knit a no-purl corrugated rib for Fair Isle.
THREADS #23 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 8

Tip: Knit from both ends of same ball when knitting two sleeves, two socks, two mittens, etc. at the same time.
THREADS #24 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 4

Tip for keeping track of rows in a difficult knitting pattern.
THREADS #24 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 8

Swedish two-strand knitting. The basic techniques for "tvaandsstickning," a decorative double-thick fabric knitted from both ends of a ball. Includes a pattern for women's mittens.
THREADS #26 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 44

How to convert floral needlework graphs into square grids for intarsia knitting. Includes graphs for five small garlands, a rose graph and a rosebud garland. Insert shows duplicate stitch embroidery, in both vertical and horizontal modes, that can be used to apply floral motifs to knitting as an alternative or supplement to intarsia knitting.
THREADS #26 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 72

Tip on how to prevent yarn from increasing between stitches when you knit into the first row of loop cast-on.
THREADS #27 Feb-Mar 1990 pg. 12

Tip on decreases that slant to the left so the resulting decrease is smooth.
THREADS #28 Apr-May 1990 pg. 12

One-color picture knitting. How to use two-stitch cable twists outlining stockinette-stitch areas against a purl background to create sculptured knitted motifs. Includes charted instructions for (1) heart, (2) teddy bear, (3) lady's slipper flower.
THREADS #28 Apr-May 1990 pg. 45
Added Info THREADS #30 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 4

Left-handed knitting basics (cast on, knit, purl, increase and decrease) and instructions for translating right-handed directions. Back cross cable pattern and leaf motif instructions illustrate two ways to adapt standard patterns with directional movement.
THREADS #28 Apr-May 1990 pg. 63

Tip on how to slip stitches when you must stop knitting in the middle of the row.
THREADS #29 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 10

Tip on teaching beginners to knit.
THREADS #30 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 10

Designing with color. Suggestions for knitters on where to find inspiration for color choices.
THREADS #30 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 30

Knitting traditions. Scottish, French, German/Continental, Swiss/Norwegian and Greek methods are explained.
THREADS #30 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 48

Tip describes an easier way to start circular knitting, a method that keeps stitches from spiraling around the needle.
THREADS #32 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 4

A technique for two-handed, stranded knitting such as the two-color knitting used in Fair Isle.
THREADS #34 Apr-May 1991 pg. 14

How to judge the appropriate knitting gauge for a specific yarn and how to find one that suits when using a variety of yarns in a single project.
THREADS #36 Aug-Sep 1991 pg. 12

Letting go of the rules. Patternless knitting with yarns you have at hand. Designing, knitting and finishing techniques.
THREADS #36 Aug-Sep 1991 pg. 38

Tip tells how to make a twist stitch without a special tool.
THREADS #38 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 18

Two-color knitting with one color. A description of the Swedish Weave stitch in which a secondary yarn is inlaid.
THREADS #38 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 72

Techniques for transferring knitting or needlepoint designs to a grid or canvas.
THREADS #39 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 12

Technique for hiding a yarn change when knitting lace patterns.
THREADS #39 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 20

Corrugated knitting. A technique for knitting in stockinette stitch to create a thick, stretchy fabric with ridges. Ideas on pattern selection, color and designs.
THREADS #39 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 54

Three tips on making knitting charts that are easier to read.
THREADS #40 Apr-May 1992 pg. 18

Step-by-step design. How to translate classic fashions into knitting patterns.
THREADS #40 Apr-May 1992 pg. 36

A knitting chart for a delicate ribbing called plisse.
THREADS #43 Oct-Nov 1992 pg. 10

How to repair holes, both large and small, in knits.
THREADS #45 Feb-Mar 1993 pg. 8

Three tips for repairing knitted garments.
THREADS #45 Feb-Mar 1993 pg. 10

An invisible fix for holes in knits. A step-by-step guide to the technique.
THREADS #45 Feb-Mar 1993 pg. 40

Knitting with a twist. How working stitches from the back brings texture to the front surface. An explanation of the use of crossed stitches.
THREADS #46 Apr-May 1993 pg. 50

Perfect ribbing for all fibers. How to make double-knit ribbing.
THREADS #48 Aug-Sep 1993 pg. 44

Knitting basics. (1)Techniques for holding yarns when knitting with two colors on a row. (2) The use of "steeks" to fill openings for armholes or plackets on a sweater knitted in the round. (3) Tips on getting started knitting in the round on a circular needle. (4) How to calculate the number of stitches needed for a given section of a sweater. (5) How to join unshaped knit shoulders together without sewing them.
THREADS #50 Dec 1993-Jan 1994 pg. 20

Knitting basics. (1) Stranded cast-on and cast-off. (2) A chaining method for binding or casting off knit and purl stitches.
THREADS #51 Feb-Mar 1994 pg. 28

Reversible knitting. Instructions for double knitting that creates two layers of stockinette with one pass of stitches. Includes information on adapting a standard pattern to double knitting.
THREADS #51 Feb-Mar 1994 pg. 46
Added Info THREADS #53 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 4

How to produce an accurate knitting stitch gauge by knitting, washing and drying a sample swatch.
THREADS #51 Feb-Mar 1994 pg. 59

How to knit a seamless tube with several colors in intarsia.
THREADS #52 Apr-May 1994 pg. 14

Tip suggests using a hand-held electric mixer to unravel a knitted sweater.
THREADS #52 Apr-May 1994 pg. 14

Knitting basics. (1) Mattress stitch for joining two pieces of knitting with a nearly invisible seam. (2) How to correct a dropped stitch in one row or several.
THREADS #52 Apr-May 1994 pg. 20

Designing knit fabrics by combining strips diagonally.
THREADS #52 Apr-May 1994 pg. 58
Added Info THREADS #53 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 4

How to create knit/woven fabric.
THREADS #52 Apr-May 1994 pg. 70
Added Info THREADS #53 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 6

How to create left and right decrease lines that match perfectly.
THREADS #53 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 14

How to knit backwards as an alternative to frequent turning of the work when knitting bobbles, the entrelac stitch or short rows.
THREADS #53 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 20

Tip on how to avoid knitting stairsteps when casting on at the beginning or end of a row by using a cable cast-on.
THREADS #54 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 14

A speedy alternative method of Fair Isle knitting explained.
THREADS #54 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 14
Added Info THREADS #55 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 4

The long tail cast-on for knitting explained.
THREADS #54 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 20

Knitting switches to test stitch patterns, color combinations and elements of a design.
THREADS #54 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 60
Added Info THREADS #57 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 4

Knitting a three-stitch cord and joining a seam at the same time adds decorative detail to a garment.
THREADS #55 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 22

Tip shows clever cast-on at the end of a row.
THREADS #56 Dec 1994-Jan 1995 pg. 16

Advice on using special techniques to make a smooth fabric when knitting a garment that contains a lot of yarns of differing weights.
THREADS #56 Dec 1994-Jan 1995 pg. 64

How to incorporate darts to shape knitted garments.
THREADS #56 Dec 1994-Jan 1995 pg. 66

Simplify knitting a complex color design by working it block by block and joining the units at the edges so they look just like traditional intarsia.
THREADS #57 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 44
Added Info THREADS #58 Apr-May 1995 pg. 4

Design with knitted cord. How to create complex-looking textures such as faux cables by applying the cord. Includes knitting instructions for I-cord and for tube stitch. Diagrams show how to sew cord in place and how to knit an I-cord border and garment together.
THREADS #59 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 44

Knitting and crocheting tip: What correct gauge is and how to get it.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 7 1984 (v.47#6) pg. 145

Basic knitting steps. How to cast on, knit, purl and bind off.
WORKBASKET Jul 1979 (v.44#10) pg. 28

Basic knitting instructions. How to increase, decrease, pass slip stitch over, yarn over before knit or purl and slip stitch.
WORKBASKET Aug 1979 (v.44#11) pg. 26

Basic pattern stitches in knitting. Instructions for the stockinette stitch, reverse stockinette, garter stitch, block stitch, cable stitch, moss stitch, diamond weave and basket stitch.
WORKBASKET Sep 1979 (v.44#12) pg. 44

How to teach a child to knit. Part 1. Knitted mug rug (coaster).
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1995 (v.60#3) pg. 66

How to teach a child to knit. Part 2. Shoulder strap playtime knitted handbag.
WORKBASKET Apr-May 1995 (v.60#4) pg. 60

How to teach a child to knit. Part 3. Knitted dishcloth.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1995 (v.60#5) pg. 74

How to teach a child to knit. Part 4. Knitted slippers.
WORKBASKET Aug-Sep 1995 (v.60#6) pg. 28

How to teach a child to knit. Part 5. Striped stocking cap.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1995 (v.61#1) pg. 36

How to teach a child to knit. Part 6. Knitted ski band with picot edge.
WORKBASKET Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.61#2) pg. 51