Knitting Tips: 7 Times You Should Use a Lifeline

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Knitting Tips: 7 Times You Should Use a Lifeline


Whether you’re an experienced knitter or a beginner just learning the ropes, lifelines—scrap pieces of yarn periodically slipped through every stitch in a row of your project, allowing you to safely rip back your work to that point without dropping any stitches—can be a complete sanity savers, especially if you make a mistake. (Think of it as a kind of knitting insurance policy.) So, how do you know when should you use one? Check out this helpful guide to 7 times you should use a knitting lifeline that my pal Ashely from The Feisty Redhead shared on the Craftsy blog!

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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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