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Knitting Tips: Knit Tighter 2×2 Ribbing


Create closer-fitting cuffs, brims, and edges with Jessica Joy’s helpful tutorial for knitting tighter 2×2 ribbing!

Have you ever noticed baggy purl stitches in your 2×2 ribbing – specifically a slightly longer trailing yarn between a knit and a purl stitch? I have and I found it really frustrating until I discovered this super cool trick.

Ready to give it a try? Head on over to Jessica Joy to see how it’s done.


Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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