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-- All the abbreviations I use and what they mean.  Most of them are also used by other designers.










bind off



Blocking Lace -- How I block lace tablecloths, shawls, doilies, edgings, etc.


Circular Needles


-- Tips on uncurling them and how to "short-circuit" them 



  Scan Your Knitting -- How I scan my projects directly into computer files and convert photos to graphics



Yarn Ball Handling -- Tips on winding yarn balls (hand winding and/or using a swift & ball winder) and how to keep yarn under control during knitting
Yarn Marking Loops -- How to make simple yarn loops to help you correctly count the most complex row counts


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