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Book Reviews
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Stitch Anatomy - Rib Stitch Patterns
by Janet Bochin & Sharon Levering

Finishing with Confidence
by Arenda Holladay

Fashion Framework - Sock Heel & Toes
by Nancy Simet

Knitting 911
by Binka Schwan
Cast On On Your Way to the Masters
On Your Way to the Masters - Balancing Stitch Patterns Part 2: Vertical Balance
by Suzanne Bryan
  In the Spotlight
by Gwen Bortner
Designer's Corner
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The Educational Journal for Knitters

The Official Publication of The Knitting Guild Association

May 2015-July 2015

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Stitch Anatomy: Rib stitch patterns
by Janet bochin & Sharon Levering
(Page 9)

  1. Tubular Cast On Part 1
  2. Tubular Cast On Part 2
  3. Tubular Bind Off
  4. Long Tail Cast On Purl Wise
  5. Channel Island Cast-On
  6. Channel Island Bind Off

Flirty Skirt
by ARenda holladay (Page 18)

  1. Lifted Increases in Purl Stitches
  2. Provisional Cast On Techniques, Welts, and Double Fold Hem

Scalloped Summer Tee
by Pamela Haswell (Page 20)

  1. Long Tail Cast On Purl Wise

Rick Rack Socks
by arenda holladay (Page 30)

  1. Judy’s Magic Cast On
  2. Short Row Heel Part 1
  3. Short Row Part 2

Summer Nights pullover
by Arenda Holladay (Page 36)

  1. Provisional Cast On - Part 1 Casting On
  2. Provisional Cast On - Part 2
  3. Short Row Tutorial - Going from long to short in a row
  4. Short Row Tutorial - Going from short to long in a row

confident beginner: Simple toe up socks
by Arenda Holladay (Page 46)

  1. Judy's Magic Cast On
  2. Shaping the Toe
  3. Short Row Heel Shaping
  4. Turning the Heel
  5. Joining Heel to Instep
  6. Preparing for Tubular Bind Off
  7. Tubular Bind Off
  8. Cables Part 1
  9. Cables Part 2
  10. Tubular Bind Off
  11. Needles

Graphite socks
by Heather storta (Page 54)

  1. Judy's Magic Cast On
  2. Afterthought Heels

Finishing with confidence article
by Arenda Holladay (Page 63)

  1. Picking Up Stitches on a Vertical Edge

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Yarn Standards/Skill Levels
Strands of yarn are show with each pattern to aid you in choosing the perfect yarn for your knitted piece. Cast On makes every attempt to be as accurate as possible in our descriptions. All measurements and weights are approximate. Yarn colors may vary with yarn purchased.

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Cast On Magazine - The Educational Journal for Knitters - is the member magazine of The Knitting Guild Association. The magazine's new format has proven to be a hit! In-depth lessons and instructional notes on exceptional patterns allow knitters to learn as they knit. There's something for knitters of every skill level - novice to experienced.
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